I'm currently working on trying to clear out my netbook computer. I have gotten the fake windows security tool message about an unkown win32/trojan. I've gotten this before, and was able to clear it using rkill.com in safe mode then running Malwarebytes Anti-malware scan and cleaner. This time is different.
This time we were trying out "bittorrent" downloads as a method of downloading music, movies, ect. (I don't know the legallity of this - if illegal I will stop ). Anyway, we started getting some odd messages (I dont have them saved, sorry). Also, explorer.exe is not running when you log into a user account. It does run fine when typed into the run bar or task manager. When explorer.exe started not running, I tried to use rkill and the malware to remove whatever was going on. Rkill gives a log of what was terminated and there is nothing listed, so I'm assuming that rkill hasnt stopped whatever virus from running and thats why malware isnt opening (I also cant open any other malware or antivirus software that i tried to download). And now I've gotten the above mentioned "unknown win32/trojan".
At this point, I need help. If anyone can help it would be awesome.
Thanks to anyone willing to help,
P.S. Just as a note, the computer is an HP netbook running Windows Xp. There is no cd-rom drive but I do have 3 usb ports, and I'm working from a wireless connection. Thanks again. I also attached one of the rkill.com logs in case i'm missing something.
Edited by hamluis, 15 November 2010 - 01:49 PM.
Moved from MRL to Am I Infected ~ Hamluis.