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rkill won't run (all versions)


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#1 dpouppirt

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 10:11 AM

I have an infected machine - assuming malware. I've tried running all versions of rkill several times and can't get them to run (in safe mode). Obviously, I can't get Malwarebytes or any other malware removal programs to install or run either. I also tried the Autoruns program, and it won't stay open long enough to stop any running programs. Flashes across the screen and then quits. Any and all help would be sincerely appreciated.

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 10:44 AM

Hello, have you tried Rebooting into Safe Mode with Networking
How to enter safe mode(XP/Vista)
Using the F8 Method
Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode
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>>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.

Now run RKill/MBAM


Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.

Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  • Flush DNS
  • Report IE Proxy Settings
  • Reset IE Proxy Settings
  • Report FF Proxy Settings
  • Reset FF Proxy Settings
  • List content of Hosts
  • List IP configuration
  • List Winsock Entries
  • List last 10 Event Viewer log
  • List Installed Programs
  • List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
  • List Minidump Files
Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.

Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
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