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#1 adrenaline.boi

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 04:50 AM

I have used McAfee and Kaspersky and both of these antivirus did not pick up cool.exe on my pc. I know it on my pc as it makes new internet connection called ENTER and COOLWEB. how can i get rid of this virus?

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Posted 29 October 2006 - 08:17 AM

I have seen cool.exe on systems with vundo and/or purtity scan infections. Since dealing with it usually involves other malware, I suggest you read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may have performed some of these steps already. About half way down are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a 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. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

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.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. 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 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. 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. Further, any modifications you make may cause confusion for the member assisting you and complicate the malware removal process.
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Posted 29 October 2006 - 04:09 PM

I'd be interested to see any other replies to this topic, seeing as mine, named the same thing, with a hijack this log in the log forum got ignored totally.

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Posted 29 October 2006 - 05:39 PM

For Kis
Your HJT log was responded to on 27 Oct.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...st&p=381542
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Posted 29 October 2006 - 11:12 PM

Thanks KoanYorel :thumbsup: ,

I'd been checking daily, and hadn't seen any posts, saw this one and hoped I could follow whatever procedure was put up :flowers:




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