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Persistent rootkit.agent - I can't remove it

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#1 lauden_a


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Posted 21 July 2011 - 03:38 PM

I'm having trouble deleting the rootkit.agent malware/spyware from my laptop. I'm running XP on Dell-Studio 1535.
I tried using Malwarebytes, and in safe-mode it even managed to delete the file, but it reappeared once I moved back to regular windows mode.
Is it time to run the ComboFix? Any other suggestions?
Please find the attached logs, as described in the preparation guide.

thanks a lot on advance

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#2 lauden_a

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 02:31 PM

Problem solved!
I used the combofix and it removed the rootkit file.
Thank you!


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Posted 23 July 2011 - 04:14 PM

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