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DOS/Alureon.A trojan detected by Forefront


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#1 sparkyrjc

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Posted 12 January 2011 - 11:36 AM

Hello BC Rep,
This is a work PC that I am trying to repair. The PC initially had the following problems:
1. Very slow
2. Internet addresses were getting redirected in Google

Forefront intially detected a few viruses and was able to repair all of them with the exception of "DOS/Alureon.A". Is was able to fix the "Google Redirect" problem using "TDSSKiller" from Kapersky. I also have used Malwarebytes and it eliminated some viruses/malware. I have attached the log file after I ran Malwarebytes.

Everything appears to running OK with the exception of Forefront detecting the virus "DOS/Alureon.A". How can remove this trojan? IT has recommended I get a new hard drive due to the nastiness of this particular trojan. Is there an easier alternative?

I cannot run "Defogger.exe" due to work pc not in Administrative mode. Is there another way to run "Defogger.exe"? Can I run the DDS and GMER programs without successfully running "Defogger.exe"?

Thanks.

RJC

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#2 sparkyrjc

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Posted 12 January 2011 - 04:16 PM

Dear BC Rep,

IT has taken my computer and decided to install new hard drive so your assistance is no longer needed.

Thanks for your assistance!

sparkyrjc

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