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Infected WinXP 64-bit with "System Fix Virus" & "Privacy Protection Virus" (Malware)


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#1 Chad Syphrett

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Posted 16 December 2011 - 08:42 AM

Thanks in advance to the BleepingComputer users for helping me and others with this malware/virus problem: On December 14, 2011, the System Fix Virus & Privacy Protection Virus hijacked and infected my system: WinXP (64-bit). They've caused my default web browser to change frequently (each time I reboot my PC). So I've been having trouble getting rid of all of this malware/viruses from my system, since I use Windows XP x64.

:mellow: The latest version(s) of ComboFix and TDSSKiller don't work on the 64-bit version of Windows XP, but they are compatible with other versions of Windows: 98, XP, VISTA, 2000, 2003, 2008 and Windows 7!

The following programs were made for other operating systems, so I need a solution to these 3 problems (listed below)e: ComboFix.exe and TDSSKiller.exe are not compatible with my Windows XP 64-bit system. So how do I get rid of the malware/viruses from this computer without those apps that were made to get rid of the following problems on other Windows OS's?:

1. System Fix Virus (reference: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic432547.html)
2. Privacy Protection Virus (reference: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic432664.html)
3. Google-Redirect Malware (reference: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic416561.html)

Edited by Chad Syphrett, 16 December 2011 - 11:30 AM.


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Posted 16 December 2011 - 09:53 PM

That is coorect they will not.. If you need to remove malware stiil then please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.
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Include a link back to this topic.

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