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Infected With Smitfraud

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#1 TiredOfPests


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Posted 24 June 2007 - 10:58 PM

Hello! Spybot has detected Smitfraud on my machine but it cannot remove it.

All the posts about this on Bleeping Computers say to run SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri) which I have done. The problem is that when I run the program, it automatically runs the 'Disk Cleanup' tool, but that tool just hangs and never finishes even after waiting several hours.

It is normal for the fix to run 'Disk Cleanup' and for this to run for hours?

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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#2 buddy215


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Posted 25 June 2007 - 06:06 AM

I wouldn't think it normal to run for "hours". But if you haven't run the cleanup tool in a long time it could take a bit.
You could do the cleanup with Ccleaner and a scan with Super Antispyware to finish up.


Remove temporary files, logs, cookies, etc. by using Ccleaner. Do not use "Advanced Settings" or the "Issues" button. Use only the default settings. http://www.ccleaner.com/

Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
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