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HTML Rce Gen, VBS/Generic and Win32 Zbot.E


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#1 Alex147

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 07:09 PM

Dear BleepingComputer,

My desktop computer (Windows XP OS) was recently affected by the HTML Rce Gen virus (flagged by Avira AntiVir 10). The antivirus program quarantined infected files on the C:\ drive and D:\ drive (the recovery drive).

The infected files could not be repaired. I could not reformat the C:\ drive as the D:\ files were locked via quarantine.

I restored all files, then tried reformatting.

Upon doing so, some sort of virus/malware still existed (whether it's the HTML Rce Gen virus, I do not know), internet pages were being redirected and the computer was unresponsive.

I did yet another reformat and ended up with AVG 2011 antivirus telling me hundreds of files (on both drives) have the VBS/Generic and Win32 Zbot.E virus.

I do not have any rescue/recovery disk at hand which makes malware removal difficult, especially since the so-called recovery drive is infected.

I believe one of my USB memory drives is also infected.

Thanks for reading.

Alex.

PS. Will add DDS and GMER log as soon as I have some time.

Edited by Alex147, 29 October 2010 - 07:11 PM.


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#2 Elise

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Posted 07 November 2010 - 05:12 AM

Hello ,
And :welcome: to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum
. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.


I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.

Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.
  • The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen.
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If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.

If you have already posted a log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.
Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
  • Please download OTL from one of the following mirrors:
  • Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the Posted Image icon on your desktop.
  • Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.
  • Push the Quick Scan button.
  • Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:
    • OTListIt.txt <-- Will be opened
    • Extra.txt <-- Will be minimized

Please download Rootkit Unhooker and save it to your Desktop
  • Double-click on RKUnhookerLE to run it
  • Click the Report tab, then click Scan
  • Check Drivers, Stealth and uncheck the rest
  • Click OK
  • Wait until it's finished and then go to File > Save Report
  • Save the report to your Desktop
Copy the entire contents of the report and paste it in a reply here.

Note - you may get this warning it is ok, just ignore: "Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!
It is recommended to remove parasite, okay?"


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In the meantime please, do NOT install any new programs or update anything unless told to do so while we are fixing your problem

If you still need help, please include the following in your next reply
  • A detailed description of your problems
  • A new OTL log (don't forget extra.txt)
  • RKU log

Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

regards, Elise


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#3 Elise

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 06:21 AM

Due to lack of feedback. this topic will now be closed.

If you are the original topic starter and you need this topic reopened, please send me a PM.

Everyone else, please start a new topic.

regards, Elise


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