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#1 jules2011

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 05:40 AM

My computer picked up the Antivirus Scan malware. As per the spyware removal tab on the site, I downloaded and used rKill, and then used malwarebytes which removed the virus. I picked up the virus again. rKill is allowing me to use the computer, but many full scans of malwarebytes (is normal and safe mode) havent been able to find the virus again, even though the virus is still on the computer.
Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to completely delete the virus from my computer?
Thanks in advance!

Edited by Budapest, 09 January 2011 - 07:32 AM.
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 03:48 PM

Hello and :welcome: to BleepingComputer.

Let's try this.

Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.exe) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!
Be sure to download TDSSKiller.exe from Kaspersky's website and not TDSSKiller.zip which appears to be an older version 2.3.2.2 of the tool.
  • Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
    Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • If TDSSKiller does not run, try renaming it.
  • To do this, right-click on TDSSKiller.exe, select Rename and give it a random name with the .com file extension (i.e. 123abc.com). If you do not see the file extension, please refer to How to change the file extension.
  • Click the Start Scan button.
  • Do not use the computer during the scan
  • If the scan completes with nothing found, click Close to exit.
  • If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.
  • Ensure Cure (default) is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process.
  • A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt (i.e. TDSSKiller.2.4.0.0_27.07.2010_09.o7.26_log.txt) will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).
  • Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.

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