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Persistant TDL4@MBR, multiple viruses? All options exhausted?

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 06:10 PM

I am running XP home with SP3

aswMBR.exe detects TDL4@MBR. I press "Fix" and reboot immediately, but its still present when run again. Same thing when run in safe mode, it keeps coming back.

TDSSkiller gets stuck at 80% and windows reports "TDSSkiller.exe has encountered a problem". Doesn't work when renamed to 123.com or 123.exe or whatever else.

Spybot keeps showing gift.load, which keeps appearing as a different registry every time spybot detects it.

Hitman Pro is not recognizing the TDL4. I even tried Hitman Pro new build released today just for this specific variant. See here: http://hitmanpro.wordpress.com/2011/05/02/tdl4-bootkit-reinstates-64-bit-infection-capability/

When I try to boot with XP cd to wipe everything clean and reformat as a last resort, blue screen error says
"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to you computer.

If this Is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this is your first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configurations, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer."

According to Microsoft, this may be due to the HaxDoor virus.

Please help. Let me know which logs to post. Thank you!

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 06:26 PM

Can you provide the stop code error? ex: 0x0000 etc or c000

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 06:29 PM

Hi worries

Follow this guide: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html then post your logs here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.html

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 02:09 AM

Should I paste the other logs here? It says not to paste the text on the forum unless specified. Since I can't attach it, let me know what to do. :)

@Booter, I will run the cd again, and post the error code.

Edited by worries, 03 May 2011 - 02:16 AM.

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 06:08 AM

I have moved (split away) your DDS log to the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs forum as they are not permitted in this forum.

Please go here, click on the Options button in the upper right corner of that thread and choose Track this topic. Subscribe to that topic to ensure you are notified when a helper replies.

Now that your log is posted, 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 Malware Response Team member...nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the member assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process or make things worst which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the Malware Response 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 Malware Response Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your post or make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Response 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 Malware Response Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.
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