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"Windows Delayed Write Failed" - help!


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#1 CapriSun

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 12:28 PM

Last night my son was on a wiki for a PS3 game, and apparently disabled NoScript while there. He inadvertently let a nasty through, and when the computer restarted everything was hidden - icons, etc. It looked like my computer had been wiped completely clean. Talk about panic!

On restart, multiple dialog boxes opened with a "Windows Delayed Write Failed" warning. Then it opened a fake scan (which I fell for the first time, but stopped halfway through when I came to my senses). We managed to remove it, we think, but there are still issues:

--Loading once past the password screen is very slow

--There is an issue with the Catalyst Control Center not working

--I cannot run or uninstall MalwareBytes; I get an "access denied" message

--Desktop icons have been restored but are transparent still

Running a Dell with Windows 7 Home with Avira.

The items deleted were gfQNdWcbuQMUMF.exe (2 files) and rcIkTucXrvMQpF; it had no extension; I believe it may have been an image, as next to it was a red circle with a white/gray X in it.

Thanks for any help.
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Posted 29 December 2011 - 12:29 PM

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 06:24 PM

Instructions followed and new topic started.
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