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Boot virus removal failure

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#1 kweb97


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Posted 31 December 2011 - 04:57 PM

I have a acquired a virus/infection on my windows vista machine. Norton scan flags the tidserv.boot virus, but is unable to remove it. I have tried running TDSS Killer, Norton TDSS remover and Norton Power Eraser, which result in no detections or problems. Also, I have run multiple spyware removal tools with no successful detections. I have recovered my system twice, once from the partitioned hard drive with neither method removing it. The detailed info from Norton on the above is "master boot record infection drive 0x80". Also, after the previous recoveries and windows update installations, and a few reboots, the microsoft malicious software removal tool states that the Alureon virus/trojan has been partially removed. I am at a loss and do not know what to attempt next. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Edited by hamluis, 31 December 2011 - 05:21 PM.
Moved from Vista to Am I Infected.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 05:33 PM

You already have one topic open at TechSpot regarding same issue.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 06:15 PM

Refererenced topic: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic175474.html

Since Broni is addressing same issue in another forum, this topic is closed.


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