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Explorer.EXE doesn't go away

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#1 Zak McKracken

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 07:16 AM



today I turned on my computer, and I couldn't access any explorer window.

I received an error message with "Explorer.EXE" in the caption, and my network was disabled.

Note the CAPITAL letters of the extension.


So, I started combofix, it worked fine, it restored my network and explorer.exe


But every time I restart the computer, the same problem shows up again.


I tried to get rid of this with Malwarebytes Antimalware, Avast and Panda Antivirus, with no success.

The only program that temporary got rid of it is ComboFix.


I tried also to restore from a system point, but windows fails.


Can you help me to definetely get rid of this virus?


If it can help, attacched there is latest ComboFix log.

Thank you.

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Edited by Zak McKracken, 21 October 2015 - 07:19 AM.

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 08:54 AM

I'd suggest posting over in the Am I Infected forum:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/
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#3 hamluis



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Posted 21 October 2015 - 04:35 PM

OP reposted in AII.


This topic is closed to avoid confusion.



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