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The indestructible virus? Regsvr.exe and stdrt.exe

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*Note* Haven't been on here in a while, hopefully this is the right subforum.

It would appear I have a couple of viruses. The only one recognized by Malwarebytes is stdrt.exe in a windows temp folder. The other, regsvr.exe isn't recognized by any of my anti-malware programs (avast, Spybot SD) and it sits in the windows system folder.

At any rate, I cannot delete either of them outright, but MB deletes stdrt.exe. After a restart, however, it comes right back.

Oddly enough I haven't noticed my computer acting out of the ordinary except the very rare and completely random BSOD, after which my computer recovers to normal.

Long story short, I can't see any way of cleansing my computer without a reformat. Can you guys offer some help so I don't have to do that?
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Did you remove them in safe mode?
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Hopefully this one helps
Try this
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Give this a try:

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Kaspersky-Rescue-Disk.shtml

Boots into Linux from the CD and cleans the virus without booting into windows. Use graphical mode for the easiest user experience. Just make sure you download it from a clean PC:)

Hope this helps!

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well i had something like this a while back, i remember downloading HiJackThis http://free.antivirus.com/hijackthis/

this is really powerful software, you can cripple your OS if you're not careful as it lists all processes going on in the system.

i'm not sure if you can run it in standard mode to delete the process or if you have to go into safe mode to remove it...

sorry if i couldn't be too in-depth as i hadn't had to deal with a virus for several years.
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Originally Posted by GoHigh;11773639 
Did you remove them in safe mode?
Tried it before and they came right back...just tried it again and they haven't come back. I'll run a virus scan again to see if they're gone for sure.


I will give the other suggestions a try if they come back. Thanks for the help guys smile.gif
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post #7 of 9
Step-by-step, work through THIS guide:
http://www.overclock.net/networking-security/888007-guide-step-step-how-remove-any.html

ComboFix will likely sort it. But run all the steps mentioned until they no longer appear
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I use this on a regular basis... easy to use, updated today.

http://www.avira.com/en/support-download-avira-antivir-rescue-system
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Markeh;11773733 
Step-by-step, work through THIS guide:
http://www.overclock.net/networking-security/888007-guide-step-step-how-remove-any.html

ComboFix will likely sort it. But run all the steps mentioned until they no longer appear

Well they came back and I followed those steps...am currently virus free! Thanks for your help guys and merry Christmas! Reps for all!
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