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OT: I dont know much about viruses and how they work, but eveytime someone gets a nasty virus, I can usually remove using Windows Defender Offline using a DVD or USB. A few times it removed what a lot couldnt. smile.gif Good luck
post #22 of 28
glad i am just a home user - soon as i think something is not quite right, I use my backup image using win7 and its never failed me. 20 - 30 mins top thumb.gif
post #23 of 28
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glad i am just a home user - soon as i think something is not quite right, I use my backup image using win7 and its never failed me. 20 - 30 mins top thumb.gif

i am thinking of cloning my current windows drive but i wish there was a program to clone the OS only instead of the whole damn thing
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post #24 of 28
I have experience with hacking, so I'll give you some insight.

First off, the reason it's coming back is because it was programmed with persistence. Meaning, if you try to disable it via task manager, or attempt to delete the file, it will simply clone itself and excecute once again. Some will even BSOD on kill.

Once installed your best bet is to reinstall your computer. It's the surest way to get rid of it.
post #25 of 28
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Originally Posted by omari79 View Post

i am thinking of cloning my current windows drive but i wish there was a program to clone the OS only instead of the whole damn thing

I only clone C: which will have the os and essential programs - all my music, docs and pics etc are on another partition.

when using win7 backup (image ) your only going to select C: thumb.gif

Only a fool would place everything on C: biggrin.gif
post #26 of 28
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well it so happens that i have two drives no partitions and C: is my entire first drive tongue.gif
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post #27 of 28
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I have experience with hacking, so I'll give you some insight.

First off, the reason it's coming back is because it was programmed with persistence. Meaning, if you try to disable it via task manager, or attempt to delete the file, it will simply clone itself and excecute once again. Some will even BSOD on kill.

Once installed your best bet is to reinstall your computer. It's the surest way to get rid of it.

that's what had to do mate
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post #28 of 28
if in doubt clout biggrin.gif
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