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Need Help with Virus Controling hosts File


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#1 schattel

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 11:41 AM

I reposted this to the "I'm infected forum". Please disreguard the message below.

I have virus that keeps commenting out entries in the /Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts file. As a result, I can't install MacAfee software. I have run HiJackThis and I am posting the log file. Any suggestions on how to remove this virus from this computer and a couple other PCs on my home network would be much appreciated. Also, I saved a back up of my documents before reinstalling Windows 7. Are those files the source of the infection?

Edited by hamluis, 12 February 2012 - 01:08 PM.


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Posted 12 February 2012 - 01:07 PM

Please...do not post malware logs in this forum.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum-167/announcement-45-no-dds-hijackthis-or-combofix-logs-should-be-posted-in-this-forum/

If you want to post mawlare logs, follow the steps outlined in the Preparation Guide, Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html .

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