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Variant of the TDL3 (alias Alureon) rootkit detected

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#1 alittlefury


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Posted 12 November 2010 - 05:33 PM

I have had a redirect virus for over a week now and have tried all I can to get rid of it. I've posted because I would like to be shown how to remove this irritating virus. From what I've learned it's a rootkit and has imbedded and hidden itself. I have tried AVG, AdAware, Malwarebytes Anti-malware, Panda and Vipre, all to no avail. I finally downloaded Hitman Pro 3.5 and got the following message:

Possible variant of the TDL3 (alias Alureon) rootkit detected - The device stack of the hard disk is referencing a hidden driver. This could affect the detection of malicious files.

Please help me figure this out. I will apologize up front because I am an absolute novice and will probably have to be led by the nose and will most likely ask some stupid questions and irritate the stew out of the brave soul that chooses to help me. But thanks in advance for the assistance.

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Posted 12 November 2010 - 10:49 PM


Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

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