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Vista internet security 2011 and more!!!!


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#1 swizzskillz

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 11:35 PM

Hello,

I recently began having quite a bit of trouble with my computer. I logged on this morning to find that I could not do anything without a Vista Internet Security 2011 tab popping up. I also could not open .exe programs. I subsequently paid for and downloaded Mcafee pro and began searching for a virus. It found somethings, but did not take care of these two issues. I then used system restore to move back to a 4/20 backup and the problem with Vista Internet Security 2011 was resolved. However; the .exe problem was not. I have since downloaded malewarebytes, windows free registry repair, spybot search and destroy, and Hitman Pro to find this bug to no avail. The last time I was on my computer, I tried using my firefox (opening as administrator of course because .exe wont work) and noticed that all my Google searches were being redirected. I also cannot find the fix to this. Please help!!!

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 09:01 PM

Hello, first uninstall this.. windows free registry repair


Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.exe) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!
Be sure to download TDSSKiller.exe (v2.4.0.0) 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.


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 these[/color] instructions. In some cases it may be necessary to redownload TDSSKiller and randomly rename it before downloading and saving to the computer.



Rerun MBAM (MalwareBytes) like this:

Open MBAM in normal mode and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when done
click Scanner tab,select Quick scan and scan (normal mode).
After scan click Remove Selected, [color="#8B0000"]Post new scan log
and Reboot into normal mode.

Please ask any needed questions,post logs and Let us know how the PC is running now.
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