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#1 jeff522

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Posted 26 March 2007 - 11:35 AM

My computer picked up a virus called LibClamAV. It only shows up when I try to download documents to other websites. I have ran Norton Anti-virus several times. Its finds 12 spyware infections and 2 other threats. The problem is the Anti-virus will stall and the whole computer stops. Its still "running" but it either locks up and wont respond to any input, or dose the same with a black screen. If I push the main power button on the tower sometimes it will resume, but I have to close the end task window. Closing it will not always work and the computer will shut down. Any ideas? :thumbsup:




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Posted 26 March 2007 - 11:40 AM

Do you have popups or other malware infecting your computer? If so, Start Here

go to there the link is on top of your screen and looks like the above :thumbsup:

sorry bit of newbie myslf but if you look next to red x you will get help but looks like boopme has your answer

Edited by mz30, 26 March 2007 - 11:46 AM.

god my head hurts.
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Posted 26 March 2007 - 11:41 AM

I feel your promblem is 2 Av running at once. LibClamAV is an Av=V Clam anti virus. You'll need to disable one. Then see if you operate smoother.
http://www.clamav.net/doc/0.88.4/html/node30.html

Edited by boopme, 26 March 2007 - 11:42 AM.

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Posted 26 March 2007 - 03:29 PM

I tried running the cheek list for worms ect, but it froze up. I looked for a program file ClamAv on add/delete list but could not find it. Running a search for program stopped in a Java folder.

Edited by jeff522, 26 March 2007 - 03:36 PM.


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Posted 26 March 2007 - 08:57 PM

I now have the offending viruses named. they are as follows:Java/ButeVerifylexploit
Java/Shinwow.AM
JavaShinwow.AZ
win32SillyDI.ACE
i have searched on the site and tried what is outlined but with no effect. I done the restore and have removed the restore points and created a new restore point, smitfraudFix, run other antivirus programs(which also fail to run compleatly through) Any help would be most welcome.

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Posted 27 March 2007 - 02:44 AM

This is actually a method to exploit a security vulnerability in the Microsoft Virtual Machine that is stored in the java cache as a java-applet. The vulnerability arises as the ByteCode verifier in the Microsoft VM does not correctly check for the presence of certain malformed code when a java-applet is loaded. Attackers can exploit the vulnerability by creating malicious Java applets and inserting them into web pages that could be hosted on a web site or sent to users as an attachment. Trojan Exploit Shinwow indicates that a Java applet - a malicious Java archive file (JAR) - was found on your system containing the exploit code. See here

How to Clear Java Cache
How to clear Browser cache

More info on this subject and MS Article ID: 816093



After this start with checking for malware causes to your problem.
Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.superantispyware.com/]SuperAintiSpyware

Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html]Bitdefender

After that please 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 could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.




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