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Combofix runs in reduced functionality


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#1 joeb3817

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 07:34 PM

I have been trying to clean out my machine and having no luck.
The system is XP Pro SP3. I have run AVG from a boot disk, no effect.
I have run Kaspersky from a boot disk, no effect. I do not have network connectivity.
I put in an address vs DHCP the network is there but will not connect.
Malwarebytes cannot be updated so seems to beof little use.
Lastly I tried to load Combofix, the installer loads all the packages etc
and just before it is to begin its proccesses a box appears showing the following:
Version 11-11-22.01
Current date is 2011-12-05. ComboFix has expired
Click yes to run in REDUCED FUNCTIONALITY mode
Click No to exit

I have done everything I can think of but nothing has worked

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 07:41 PM

Please...read the following.

ComboFix usage, Questions, Help - Look here - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic273628.html

If you have a malware issue and would like to post the appropriate logs...then read/follow the directions at Preparation Guide, Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html . Note that the logs are not to be posted in this forum, which deals with system problems and not malware issues.

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 09:58 PM

In addition to hamluis' link to our public information on ComboFix:

While ComboFix should only be run under the supervision of a trained helper. If you choose to ignore that advice and run it yourself you should always download and use the latest version. ComboFix is constantly updated and as you have found out has an 'expiration date'.

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