Specs as follows:
Dell Optiplex GX270 Series
Capacity 250 GB Master
" 320 GB Slave
2.5 Gig Ram
Friday I ran my McAfee internet security and discovered there were 2
malicious objects, one I was able to remove the second could not be
1. Went into safe mode and installed/ran Malwarebytes found 16 viruses
2. Used Rkill - results were good.
3. " ATF Cleaner found 1 problem = Cleaned.
Sunday I noticed PC was running a little slow and discovered I had
Vendor: Trojan.Midhos; Category: File; Item: C:\System Volume
Monday I found I was unable to use mouse and keyboard in Safe Mode when
accesing Internet Explorer rendering me Unable to download any Anti
Malware, antispy, Rkill, or ATF programs in safe mode, I ran them without
Tuesday began getting results on the scans as follows:
Malwarebytes = Trojan.Midhos (removed) I hope.
Norman Malware Cleaner showed the following results:
Malicious objects: 2
Logging to C:\Documents and settings\Administrator\Desktop\Nmc_2012-8-
C:\Documents ans Settings\Administrator\My
detected infection of type W32/InstallCore.FKAID
Delete archive object: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My
Cleaning not supported (220000)
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mfc45.dll: File infected with W32/Suspicious_Gen2.dam
Delete file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\mfc45.dll
Total number of files found: 167698
Total number of archives unpacked: 6625
Total number of objects found: 954961
Total number of objects scanned: 954918
Total number of objects not scanned: 43
Total number of malicious objects found: 2
Total number of malicious objects cleaned: 1
Total number of malicious files found: 2
Total number of malicious files cleaned: 1
Total number of objects quarantined: 1
Total scanning time 17h 28m 28s
When I ran Norman the first time (full, scan every file on local drives)
in safe mode it took 5 plus hours to complete and showed somewhere around
600,000 objects scanned, and the last (most recent) scan not in safe mode
noted 17 + hours with over 900,000 objects scanned.
My most recent attempt (today) to use the web in safe mode showed Blekko
greyed out in the browser search bar.
Can someone direct me to remove these viruses?
*Moderator Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Queen-Evie*
Edited by Queen-Evie, 30 August 2012 - 08:39 PM.