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Virus Winmgd.win Still Causing Computer Failure


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#1 holdrend

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Posted 05 November 2005 - 07:34 PM

Please help me. Everytime I turn my computer on I get a message that my system can't find "c:\\windows\system\winmgd.win". It asks me to retype or search. I have been getting past it by hitting "ok". My computer freezes everytime I enter any site and I have to restart it. It is now the slowest computer in history even though I have a digital link.
I downloaded the Autorun program but I couldn't find the winmgdwin.win virus in any of my programs. Could I have deleted part of the virus but the remainder is looking for it's mate? What steps can I take to get rid of ALL the virus. I can't even use my own computer to type this. It is truly a nightmare.
I there anyone out there that can help me???

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Posted 05 November 2005 - 08:37 PM

VBS_GEDZA.A (aka:VBS.Gaggle.D) - a mass-mailing worm that overwrites several files.
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Posted 07 November 2005 - 02:51 PM

You might have to remove the hard drive, install it as a slave in another system that has an uptodate virus program and scan your drive.

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Posted 07 November 2005 - 08:37 PM

Restart your PC in Safe Mode and run what anti-virus and anti-spyware programs you have there.

I recommend you use AdAwareSE, Sybot S&D, A-squared and Ewido Security Suite.
Ad-Aware SE[/b] from http://www.lavasoft.de/
Spybot Search & Destroy[/b] from http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=download
A-squared
Ewido download
When installing Ewido untick 'Install Background Guard' and 'Install Scan via Context Menu'.

Ewido manual update link:
http://www.ewido.net/en/download/updates/

Download the installers and any manual updates you can find on another PC and copy them to your problem system. Then reboot in Safe Mode again and install and run the scans.

hth :thumbsup:

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Posted 08 November 2005 - 03:24 AM

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

or

DrWeb CureIT

or

KASFX which is powered by the Kaspersky AV engine, you will need internet access to update it. If you haven't got net access in safe mode, update it before you use it.

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.




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