Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Smitfraudfix Not Showing Up In Safe Mode


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 vanbobble

vanbobble

  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:08:23 PM

Posted 24 June 2007 - 03:33 PM

Hi i have unfortunately acquired spylocked.. have looked at the remove spylocked guide posted on this site but am having problems carrying out the instructions because after rebooting the computer in safe mode SmithFraudFix does not show up on the desktop. i have XP home edition and have tried using the F8 method and msconfig to enter safe mode and tried both user profiles. Can anyone advise why SmithFraudFix is not showing up?

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 buddy215

buddy215

  • Moderator
  • 13,196 posts
  • ONLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:West Tennessee
  • Local time:02:23 PM

Posted 24 June 2007 - 03:57 PM

Did you check to see if it was on your desktop after downloading and BEFORE you rebooted to safe mode?

Super Antispyware has had success removing Smitfraud infections.
Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.superantispyware.com/
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

#3 vanbobble

vanbobble
  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:08:23 PM

Posted 24 June 2007 - 04:13 PM

yes i did check it was on the desktop before rebooting in safe mode.. i have also tried a similar program which again did not show up in safe mode but will try the one you suggested. Thanks




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users