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Cannot run applications \globalroot\device\svchost.exe\svchost.exe


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#1 Ryushi5

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 02:23 PM

I have tried cleaning this computer with Malwarebytes and Combofix, but both applications are killed. If I run rkill I get that it killed \\.\globalroot\device\svchost.exe\svchost.exe

I removed the HDD and connected it to another machine. Using that machine I ran a full scan with Malwarebytes. It found and removed a few objects, but the problem persists.

I have searched and found people with the same problem, but as of yet have not seen one that has been resolved. Where should I start?

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 02:26 PM

For clarification I am using Windows XP Pro x86 SP3

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 02:48 PM

That looks like a particularly pesky rootkit.

See if you can post a DDS and GMER log
Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
Include your ComboFix log.

Let me know if that went well.
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Posted 29 November 2010 - 02:55 PM

I have done so:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic363810.html

After unchecking the boxes on Gmer and telling it to scan, it closes.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 03:03 PM

OK, thank you a MRTeam member will review and reply to that topic. I merged your 2nd post with the first.

Now that your log is properly posted, 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 Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it 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 Malware Removal 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 Malware Removal Team members are very 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 Malware Removal 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 HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.

Edited by boopme, 29 November 2010 - 03:03 PM.

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