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Help! Having trouble removing DarkComet virus

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#1 Puncho22


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 12:46 PM

Hey all, found this amazing website and hope someone can help me.


I found my task manager going crazy so I scanned with Malwarebytes and found the DarkComet virus. Deleted/quarantined it but after I rebooted, it came back. I googled and found this "DarkComet RAT remover" and used it and it found the virus and "cured" it. Rebooted...and it came back again! I am planning on reformatting but wanted to fix this before I do so to make sure it is totally gone. Opening up in safe mode, it doesn't appear to load the virus...Thanks in advance!




-Log Details-
Scan Date: 1/4/17
Scan Time: 9:13 PM
Logfile: virus.txt
Administrator: Yes
-Software Information-
Version: 3.0.0
Components Version: 1.0.0
Update Package Version: 1.0.0
License: Free
-System Information-
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Desktop\admin
-Scan Summary-
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 332393
Time Elapsed: 0 min, 38 sec
-Scan Options-
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled
-Scan Details-
Process: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Module: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Key: 1
Backdoor.DarkComet.Trace, HKU\S-1-5-21-2308196702-1602690358-290675340-1000\SOFTWARE\DC3_FEXEC, No Action By User, [17475], [246706],1.0.0
Registry Value: 1
PUM.Optional.DisabledSecurityCenter, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\SECURITY CENTER|ANTIVIRUSDISABLENOTIFY, No Action By User, [19180], [293294],1.0.0
Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Folder: 1
Trojan.StolenData, C:\USERS\ADMIN\APPDATA\ROAMING\DCLOGS, No Action By User, [1350], [250094],1.0.0
File: 1
Trojan.StolenData, C:\USERS\ADMIN\APPDATA\ROAMING\DCLOGS\2017-01-04-4.DC, No Action By User, [1350], [250094],1.0.0
Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)

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#2 nasdaq


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Posted 09 January 2017 - 08:29 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.

Download the version of this tool for your operating system.
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)
and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

How to attach a file to your reply:
In the Reply section in the bottom of the topic Click the "more reply Options" button.

Attach the file.
Select the "Choose a File" navigate to the location of the File.
Click the file you wish to Attach.

Click the Add reply button.

Please post both the logs for my review.

Wait for further instructions.

#3 nasdaq


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 02:22 PM

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