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System Restore Virus


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#1 Ninetyfeet

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 01:19 PM

This started last night and just gets worse. I initially saved the latest documents off my HD as a safety measure. I have read about this nasty virus and have tried to use mbam with no avail. Tried to run the defogger, DSS, GMER as per this website but keep getting a popup that says "Security Warning The file "WinRAR.exe" is infected. Running of application is impossible. Please activate your antivirus software. That happens for EVERY program including opening my control panel's firewall menu.

Also, Aside from the System Restore and I am now getting some OpenCloud AV that is popping up.

Help please. What do I need to do to run the necessary logs?

Thanks in advance!

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 02:50 PM

Have you tried creating them in Safe Mode?

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 12:06 AM

Hello,

Not a good idea to run ComboFix on your own. I moved your replies from here to your other topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic421719.html and merged them together.

Don't worry about DDS for now. Sometimes it does that.

Now that you have posted a log, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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