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#1 rushmorediscus


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Posted 30 September 2005 - 01:56 PM

It wouldn't let me post this in the spyware section--sorry mods.

My PC has been hijacked! My homepage says I am infected by w32.sinnaka and that I need to download some bogus software( PS gaurd). I have tried numerous softwares, researched numerous forums discussions and vendor sites, and even tried to alter my registry (none of the values I was supposed to delete were where they were supposed to be). I can barely connect online, I get popups, warnings, you name it. I even tried trend micros housecall, which found several problems but was unable to fix any of them. Here are some of the problems I know are on there:

Ps gaurd
and much, much more!

Is there any helping me or is a destructive system recovery my only option?

Thank you so much for any help!


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#2 stidyup


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Posted 30 September 2005 - 03:33 PM

If you think you are infected submit a hijackthis log here.

How to submit a hijackthis log

Download Hijackthis

Try running the following from safe mode (Getting to safe-mode) Sysclean you'll also need the virus template file from here lpt***.zip remember to extract the contents of the zip file into the same folder as Sysclean.com


DrWeb CureIT

If your good with the command line also try Sophos Command Line scanner this command will scan all of your hdd's SAV32CLI.EXE -F -di -remove -dn -mbr -all -zip -p=avscanlog.txt and give you a log file to review afterwards.

Also try installing and running A2 Free and Ewido

I'd also run Spybot and Adaware

If your using Win2K/XP run adaware/spybot from "safe mode with command prompt"

At the C:\ prompt type the following:-

C:\progra~1\spybot~1\spybotsd.exe /autocheck /autofix

#3 pacman123


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Posted 30 September 2005 - 03:33 PM

Hi you could try this it has a 30 day trial................


If you get no joy with that i would advise posting in the HJT forum please read here before posting...........


Hope this helps.........

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Posted 30 September 2005 - 05:00 PM

What happens when you run your resident Anti-virus?
What steps have you pursued to remove these?

Edited by jgweed, 30 September 2005 - 05:36 PM.

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Posted 30 September 2005 - 05:22 PM

Stidyup~ Also try installing and running A2 Free

A great trojan hunter and more.

Plus there is a free version. Stidyup has linked to it in his above post.

Last aČ Update:

9/29/2005 2:15 PM
Version: 1.6

Number of Signatures:
Trojans 95271
Dialer 38556
Worms 10576
Spyware 4980
Traces 27218

Edited by Scarlett, 30 September 2005 - 05:25 PM.

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#6 rushmorediscus

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Posted 03 October 2005 - 08:14 PM

Hey Guys, Thanks so much for the replies. I couldn't get anything to work, whatever it was constantly let new viruses into my pc, and it wouldn't let me run any software in safe mode. I finally did a destructive system recovery, which got rid of it. I tranferred all my files and music to dvd beforehand, and everything went back on without any problems. Everything is just like new now.

Thanks for the help, it's much appreciated!


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