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rootkit detected..need help!!


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#1 pcmaniac

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 05:35 PM

Avast reports a rootkit on my computer. But it will not remove it.
Need help it names it Sinowal MBR rootkit

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 08:18 PM

You will need assistance top remove this and not kill your PC.


We need a deeper look. 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.
Let me know if that went well.
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Posted 21 February 2011 - 08:42 PM

not sure how to attach the files that i zipped. if you want them here or in the new topic ?

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 09:54 PM

You can't attach here ,, so it all gies in the new one
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Posted 22 February 2011 - 07:37 PM

how do I attach the logs ?

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 10:13 PM

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic380971.html 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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