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Win32/Patched virus

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#1 ChilliDude


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Posted 26 November 2010 - 05:50 AM


AVG is reporting that explorer.exe and winlogon.exe are infected with the Win32/Patched virus.
It can't fix the files and they are whitelisted files so doesn't remove them
Spybot does not detect anything when I run it. Any idea of anything that can can remove the Win32/Patched virus?

many thanks


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#2 AustrAlien



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Posted 26 November 2010 - 06:27 AM

Please follow the Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help

and then create a new topic in the
Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs Forum

Please let us know when you have successfully posted to the above forum, by replying to this topic again.

Please be patient: There is a considerable backlog of work for the helpers in the Malware Removal Logs Forum.

Thank you, and good luck with your logs.
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#3 ChilliDude

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Posted 26 November 2010 - 08:11 AM

Thankyou. Created new topic in correct forum and have attached logs to the new topic

Edited by ChilliDude, 26 November 2010 - 08:11 AM.

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Posted 26 November 2010 - 02:18 PM


Now for the hard and frustrating part: waiting.

Now that you have posted a log, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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