Posted 09 April 2012 - 01:30 PM
Thanks for your quick reply. my hosts file is as follows. Also I ran minitoolbox and tdsskiller while i was waiting. TDDSkiller found the following and cured it. I am now able to use my browser normally. DO you any advice to make sure the malware is completely removed?
10:57:27.0322 4732 Detected object count: 1
10:57:27.0322 4732 Actual detected object count: 1
10:57:49.0322 4732 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sys - copied to quarantine
10:57:51.0041 4732 Backup copy found, using it..
10:57:51.0150 4732 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sys - will be cured on reboot
10:57:51.0150 4732 ACPI ( Virus.Win32.Rloader.a ) - User select action: Cure
11:00:00.0696 4956 Deinitialize success
# Copyright © 1993-2006 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
# For example:
# 22.214.171.124 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 126.96.36.199 x.acme.com # x client host