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Spybot S&d And Smithfraudfix

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#1 mossjasonm


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Posted 13 September 2006 - 11:23 PM

i was recently infected with pest trap and i think spysherrif, i searched this forum before posting and found a thread that stated just the problem i had, with the fake pop up warning in the corner telling me my computer is infected and then it automatically installed pesttrap. i first downloaded spybot S&D and ran that but to no avail. i then followed the instructions (which i printed to be able to follow closer) first off after starting my computer in safemode to run smithfraud i ran and waited for disk cleanup to run, which after TWELVE + hours of waiting it never was even close to being done running (is that normal if disk cleanup hasnt been run often?) i decided to close the disk clean up and continue to run the smithfraudfix. after running it i restarted my computer and it seemed to be ok but the same pop up warning came back.

i do not know what to do please help, im about to go crazy :thumbsup:

Mod Edit: Topic moved to a more appropriate forum

Edited by quietman7, 14 September 2006 - 08:44 AM.

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 08:43 AM

Hello mossjasonm

If the self-help guide and tools are not working, please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, not here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.

It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. Please be patient. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have no replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response, a team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log here.

After posting a log you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc.) unless advised by a HJT Team member. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted and any modifications you make may complicate the malware removal process.
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