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Win 7 Antispyware Pro 2013

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#1 Flossgodtko


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:58 AM

So I'm not sure if anybody read my last thread regarding the multiple iexplorer.exe redirect virus, but I finally got it removed on my own. Not two hours later I get hit with a drive-by download that force-installed some rogue anti-spyware bologny that left some digital necrosis on my laptop! After I removed the virus using MalwareBytes and restarted, it seems as if task manager was deleted and every time I go to open a program it comes up with an "Open with" box and I gotta select the file from there to open it every freakin' time!

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Task Manager not found? Whaddaya mean it's not found!?

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I can posts logs if needed but I'll do it on request as I'm not sure which logs are relevant or what programs I'll need to get them. Any help is greatly appreciated

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#2 M-K-D-B


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:08 AM

:welcome: to BleepingComputer.

My name is Matthias and I'll help you with the cleanup of your computer.

Please be aware of the following:
  • Please complete all steps in the specified order.
  • Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
  • Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
  • Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as you can.
  • Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
  • If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need help anymore and your topic will be closed.
  • I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all malware. Formatting is usually faster and always the safest way.
  • If you decide to clean your PC, work with us until a team member tells you that you are clean.
  • As my first language is not English, please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to understand.

Step 1
Please download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
  • Mark the option attach.txt.
  • Click on Start.
  • After the scan has finished, confirm the message with Ok.
  • DDS will automatically open both logfiles.
  • You can find them on your desktop as well.
  • Please post the content of those logfiles with your next answer.
Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet.

Information on A/V control HERE

Step 2
Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
  • The application window will appear
  • Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers
  • Click Yes to continue
  • A 'Finished!' message will appear
  • Click OK
  • DeFogger will now ask to reboot the machine - click OK
IMPORTANT! If you receive an error message while running DeFogger, please post the log defogger_disable which will appear on your desktop.

Do not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.

Step 3
Please download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:

  • Main Mirror which will download a randomly named file
  • Zipped Mirror - Unzip the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer
  • Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs
  • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection
  • It is very important you do not use your computer while GMER is running
  • Double-click on the randomly named GMER Posted Image icon
  • GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan
  • If you receive a warning about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system click NO
  • Please check in the Quick scan box
  • Please uncheck the following:
    • IAT/EAT
    • Show All <<< Important
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  • Click Scan
  • If you see a rootkit warning window click OK
  • When the scan is finished, Save the results to your desktop as gmer.log
  • Click Copy then paste the results in your reply
  • Exit GMER and be sure to re-enable your Antivirus, Firewall and any other security programs you had disabled
  • If you encounter any problems, try running GMER in Safe Mode
  • If GMER crashes or keeps resulting in a Blue Screen of Death, uncheck Devices on the right side before scanning

What you should post with your next answer:
  • both logfiles from DDS,
  • the logfile from GMER.


#3 M-K-D-B


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Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:26 AM


do you still need help with you computer?
If you don't respond within the next 48 hours, your topic will be closed.

#4 M-K-D-B


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Posted 23 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days. Please include a link to your topic in the Private Message. Thank you.

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