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#1 freefromfear

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Posted 31 May 2006 - 10:34 AM

Thank you. Windows XP lives again in my world.

1) Used EWIDO - downloaded and ran 5/30 - and removed it (also from the quarantine section on the tool).
2) Ran Windows Defender and removed (again, am so new to this - also from the quarantine)
3) Immed. ran vundo.exe downloaded fron this site http://www.atribune.org/ccount/click.php?id=4 on 5/31 - yup, today. And it finally worked!!!
4) Proceeded to empty every recyle bin and purge all files in Norton protected file.


Have been fighting this for days. Got it on May 28th - it liked this file - C\WINDOWS\system32\pmnll.dll.

things that i could not get to work.
1) All prior vundo tools.
2) Spybot - fact this wonderful thing hated EWIDO but I am sure it was something I did as many people like it
3) Ad-aware
4) Trogan

Had NO idea that Remove command put things in Quarantine,too. Who knew?

Anyway - thanks so much for all your help. Now that I can breathe, am going to mega research how to protect system

thank you.
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#2 Elendil

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Posted 31 May 2006 - 10:47 AM

Good luck with your studies and hopefully you'll learn enough to prevent another major infection!
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Posted 31 May 2006 - 12:00 PM

To protect yourself against malware and reduce the potential for re-infection , you may want to read "Simple and easy ways to keep your computer safe" and "How to Prevent Spyware".
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