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Am I Still Infected?


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#1 Sharm

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Posted 20 May 2006 - 12:47 AM

Hi, this is my first posting here. Yesterday, my PC got infected with a few viruses and trojans. Norton and AVG managed to cure a few of them, but there are still other infections. Spyware Doc and aren't doing much, Spybot detected the SpyFalcon and take care of it, but still not enough. Initially, my free trial SpySweeper detected 7 traces, this morning it was down to 2 which are :-
- security2k hijacker (HKLM/blablablabla...../browser helper objecta)
- trojan-download-zlob (HKLM/blablablabla/wininet.dll)

maybe later i'll do the removal as per in the removal guide. are there any simpler way of doing this?
if still infected, maybe i'll posted my HijackThis Log.
thank you.

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Posted 20 May 2006 - 05:50 AM

Welcome Sharm

security2k and trojan-downloader zlob are related to smitfraud infections.

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download and install Ewido Anti-Malware v3.5. DO NOT perform a scan yet..
Print out the Ewido Install and Scan Instructions.

Go here and follow the instructions for using SmitfraudFix.
After using the tool reboot again in "SAFE MODE" and

Clean out your Temporary Internet files as follows:
  • Quit Internet Explorer and quit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  • Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet Options.
  • On the General tab, click Delete Files under Temporary Internet Files.
  • In the Delete Files dialog box, tick the Delete all offline content check box , and then click OK.
  • On the General tab, click Delete Cookies under Temporary Internet Files, and then click OK.
  • Click on the Programs tab then click the Reset Web Settings button. Click Apply then OK.
  • Click OK.
Next Click Start, click Control Panel and then double-click Display. Click on the Desktop tab, then click the Customize Desktop button. Click on the Web tab. Under Web Pages you should see a checked entry called Security info or something similar. If it is there, select that entry and click the Delete button. Click Ok then Apply and Ok.

Empty the Recycle Bin by right-clicking the Recycle Bin icon on your Desktop, and then clicking Empty Recycle Bin.

Then perform a scan with Ewido and reboot back to normal mode.

Let me know if your still having problems after doing this.
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