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#1 madhatter5501

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Posted 10 August 2010 - 01:50 PM

I am having trouble installing the windows update for the windows malicious software removal tool. I have run the update 10 times now and everytime I reboot I get the message saying the update is available for download. I have done a complete virus removal using combofix, trojan remover, malwarebytes, superantispyware and spybot. I have the hijack this log. The system I am running is Windows Vista Home Basic 32 bit with service pack 2. I removed a corrupt antivirus program that was on this computer called trend micro pc-cillian.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:39:20 PM, on 8/10/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18928)
Boot mode: Normal


EDIT: removed mis placed log.

Edited by boopme, 10 August 2010 - 09:23 PM.


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#2 madhatter5501

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Posted 10 August 2010 - 05:26 PM

Fixed the problem by turning off auto update, installing the update, restarting the computer and then turning auto updates back on. :huh:

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Posted 10 August 2010 - 09:24 PM

Thanks for posting your fix.
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