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Trojans Gendal Kazy & Fake attack


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#1 bigbear33

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 10:20 AM

Hi am new to this site
hope you can help

Have been attacked by Trojans Gendal, Kazy & Fake
thru an Adobe update process.

Have run scans says: system is fine
no malware or virus detected.

Can only start up in safe mode with no networking
am using 2nd PC looking for some help

Get a "Windows Activation Required" screen on regular start up
cannot get to OS .
System Restore will not work either.

Hope you can suggest something that will help with this problem.

Thanks
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Posted 23 September 2011 - 10:40 AM

Hello,Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6,7 & 8.

Create a DDS log and post it in this topic,thanks.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
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#3 bigbear33

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 01:59 PM

ok
I have attached the 3 files requested in the "prep-guide"
1. dds
2. attach
3. ark

I was unable to setup the systems firewall.
I got the following message " ICS service not available"

thanks

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Edited by Orange Blossom, 23 September 2011 - 05:31 PM.
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Posted 28 September 2011 - 01:21 PM

Hi

Here is the info requested

I have WinXP Professional 2002
32 bit

I am only able to run in safe mode.
I do not have the OS cd.

I had 3 trojans ( Gendal, Kazy & Fake ) found on my system.

I cannot start windows normally
I recieve the message "Windows Product Activation"
"Do you want to activate windows now"

I sent in the DDS & ARK logs on Sept.23rd

thank you for any assistance you can provide.

Bigbear33

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Posted 29 September 2011 - 01:45 AM

Hello, my name is Elise and I'll assist you with this issue.

COMBOFIX
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