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Avg detecting firefox as trojan


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#1 xxdeusxx

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 06:19 PM

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So recently I've been getting redirected to search websites quite often. Today when I got home from work there was an AVG threat detection warning saying something about adobe having a virus. I can't remember what it said exactly and I quarantined it. After that I got an adobe error message. Not thinking much of it I tried to open Firefox. Where I get this AVG warning. (I'm using AVG 9.0.917 Free Edition)

File
c:\ProgramData\DirectxManagerpolicy.dll

Infection
Trojan Horse Generic25.AJDE

Result
Infected

Process Name: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

Also, I tried to play Fallout New Vegas today and it kept minimizing the game every couple of minutes or so.

EDIT: While running Spybot Search & Destroy AVG detected another threat

File
c:\Windows\SysWOW64\srrstr.dll

Infection
Trojan horse Generic25.AJDE

Result
Infected

Process name
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe

Also, while running this an error message appeared.

RunDLL
There was a problem starting
C:\Users\DEUS\Appdata\Local\AMD\AMDUpdate\AMDupdt32.dll

Access is denied.

Edited by xxdeusxx, 22 October 2011 - 07:48 PM.


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Posted 22 October 2011 - 09:20 PM

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team.
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Posted 04 November 2011 - 03:02 AM

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic426233.html 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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