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i think i'm STILL infected!


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#1 monkey001

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 09:59 AM

Hi
A bit of background . . . I got an infection called 'iphone' from looking on a website about iphones . . . anyway, I googled the problem and found a link to some malware to fix it, that malware turned out to be a virus. I ended up with all my files being copied and re-saved with a ~$ replacing the first 2 letters of the file name and them becoming 'hidden' files. I though a friend had fixed that problem. Then I found my virus vault was full and I had LOADS of little viruses, so i cleared them, got rid of my antivirus software and started using avast on recommendation.
Now, today when I save files on my laptop, i am getting them saved ok, but copies are being made with the ~$ at the start of the file name again.

I have no idea what this means or what they are, but I also have a programme running that I can't close, this is ' ~WRL0413 '... it looks like a hidden file but I'm REALLY not good with computers, as you may have guessed!!

I'm using an XP system vista compatable, but I have word 03 installed . . .

Please advise/help, is this a problem I can fix or do I need an expert?

Thanks!

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 11:23 AM

Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop.

* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.

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Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/malwarebytes-anti-malware/ to your desktop.

* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When completed, a log will open in Notepad.
* Post the log back here.

Be sure to restart the computer.

The log can also be found here:
C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt
Or at C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt

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