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iexplore.exe virus infecting conhost.exe msdt.exe and sdiagnhost.exe


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#1 arNette1024

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 10:40 PM

Hello, I have recently picked up a nasty bug that I can't seem to get rid of. I have run multiple scans with my anti virus and spyware removal tools to no avail. The virus seems to be opening iexplore.exe in the background of my machine which causes audio advertisements shortly after. The virus also seems to be opening multiple instances of conhost.exe, msdt.exe and sdiagnhost.exe. If I leave the system running for a few hours and come back there will be over 30 instances open for each of these processes in my task manager. Please help! I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit. I am using Avast AV 5.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 12:29 PM

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 02:43 PM

I have started a new topic here: NEW TOPIC




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