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Hijackings, multiple viruses and an idiot at the helm

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#1 dbmiller8


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Posted 12 December 2010 - 09:32 AM

Hi all. Tuesday night, my wifes computer started getting warnings that the hard drive was going bad. Clicking on the window was abad idea because it started a program that was a fake HDD repair program. I shut the machine down and rebooted then ran malwarebytes. It found some infections. I didn't write them down(idiot at the helm). The HDD repair program popped up again. I then ran disk clean from the my computer tab, did a system restore to a few days earlier and re-ran malwarebytes. I thought everything was OK(idiot at the helm) but a short time later, the HDD repair program came back. A friend told me about combofix so I tried running that(idiot at the helm). I got the BSOD so it did not complete. Since then I have done a lot and by a lot, I think I mean a lot of damage. At this point, I have Spyware Doctor with Antivirus running and it is alarming at an alarming rate. I tried to install McAfee because my company gives me a free license to it but it says I need to reregister jscript.dll and another dll but the machine wont allow me to. After doing a full scan with Spyware Doctor, the machine tries to make a system restore point but it can't. I have tried to manually create one but it wont allow that either. I am kind of at my wits end. I have a lot of family pictures on the machine and I am afraid to back them up onto another computer for fear they will infect some of the other machines in the house. Any help or suggestions are appreciated. I know I screwed up by running programs I am not qualified to run(idiot at the helm and all). Oh, I tried to register for this site on the infected machine but it wont give me the "are you human" code so I had to do it on another machine(then I realized I had already registered...).
Dave Miller

Edited by hamluis, 12 December 2010 - 10:16 AM.
Moved from Vista to Am I Infected ~ Hamluis.

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