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#1 GetRich

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Posted 06 July 2006 - 03:32 PM

I can't get this off my laptop... I have been trying all day. I've used Avast which I thought was the best but it can't seemed to get rid of the virus completely. So right now, I have this Trojan horse getting the best of me right about now. I just downloaded the HijackThis.exe and ran it in the directory and saved the log file. Still getting the virus messages from Avast. It seems as if it is completely regenerating itself over and over. Everything from all of my Temporary INternet Files Folder and Temp Folder have been deleted with Shift + Del. Can someone out there direct me into the steps to complete remove this and release me from the frustration I am having.

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Posted 07 July 2006 - 06:56 AM

Hello GetRich

Win32:Zlob and Win32:Small are both related to smitfraud infections so lets try this first.

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, install and update Ewido Anti-Spyware v4.0. DO NOT perform a scan yet..
Print out the Ewido Install and Scan Instructions.

Go here and follow the instructions for using SmitfraudFix. Read "How to create/extract a ZIP File in Win ME/XP/2003" or "How to create/extract a ZIP File in Win 9x/2000" if your not sure how to do this.

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 scan with Ewido per the instructions you printed out and reboot back to normal mode.
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