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TR/dldr.Peltpox.a infected laptop

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#1 Darrenob


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Posted 31 May 2011 - 08:58 AM


A week ago my computer was infected with the Peltpox.a trojan. My laptop is:

Compaq Presario CQ50
running windows vista sp1 32 bit
AMD Turion Dual-Core RM-70 2.00 ghz

So far the symptoms of this are:
Disabled Avira Antivirus and ignored my request to quarantine the infected file (it allowed access)
Redirects search engine links
Changed all of my files to hidden and resets folder options to "do not show hidden files" on reboot.
messages pop up with "critical hard drive error" etc.
installed windows vista recovery shortcut on my desktop and a bogus system scan window pops up even in safe mode.

This seems like a pretty new trojan, as there is limited info on it out there. I have tried to fix this on my own with no success. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 boopme


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Posted 31 May 2011 - 12:18 PM

Hello and welcome.. Appears you have similar effects to this ...

Please follow our Removal Guide here Remove Windows Vista Recovery (Uninstall Guide) .
After reading how the malware is misleading you ...
You will move to the Automated Removal Instructions

After you completed that, post your scan log here,let me know how things are.
The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
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