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Please help me interpret these 2 ComboFix logs


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#1 philochron

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 03:05 PM

Got a virus yesterday that seems to have affected the hard drive. Ran ComboFix a few times today. The system seems stable now, no longer giving me warnings about hard drive and RAM failures. The first log mentions that an infected copy of volsnap.sys was found and disinfected. But, all old icons (other than Trash and Internet Explorer) are still gone from the desktop. Most programs (including MS Office) still do not show up in the Start menu. Ad-aware does not work, though some other anti-spyware programs have. Firefox mostly seems to work fine, whereas it wouldn't start when the virus broke out.

Here are my two logs from ComboFix. Any help understanding what to do next would be very appreciated. Thank you!

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Edited by Blade Zephon, 14 April 2011 - 03:28 PM.
Moved to log forum. ~BZ


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Posted 14 April 2011 - 07:36 PM

I think I figured it out. I found the virus file that deceived me about the extent of system damage and tried to get me to pay for fake removal software. I then figured that the virus simply hid all my desktop files to trick me into thinking that my system was totally screwed. I then changed the option to show all hidden files and everything appeared back on my desktop. Now I just have to make sure the virus doesn't reinstall itself.

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Posted 17 April 2011 - 04:19 PM

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