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The virus is called Windows Repair e-e thing is being a spurn in my side.

BTW not on my computer, on a friends.


I am about to run process explorer and see if I cannot kill the thing. then I am going to run malewarebytes antimalware to see if I cannot bury it in a grave.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 4/5/11 at 5:21pm
 
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I also notice many "professional" A/V reviewers compare new things to Hitman Pro, if you can get a copy of it.

But I would do the same thing. MWB first, then Hitman.
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Download Free version of Avast, Download spybot search and destroy. Boot in safe mode. Install both programs. Scan. Quarantine or remove virus/trojan. Good luck!
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Currently I am running malwarebytes antiwalare. Looks like it found its pray and now I am wating for it to finish. Once it is done I will fix the registry.
 
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turn off system restore (easy to forget the simple things)

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ try that? always gets rid for me.
failing that if he's on windows 7 just format, only takes a tick lol
    
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Look it up on google how to remove... That should take Care of it then run avg and registry mechanic or cleaner. Should be gone.
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Originally Posted by Stealth2o View Post
Download Free version of Avast, Download spybot search and destroy. Boot in safe mode. Install both programs. Scan. Quarantine or remove virus/trojan. Good luck!
I was assuming a standard A/V was being used in tandem. Yeah, if they don't have an A/V either, get Avast or Avira Free. They're pretty much neck-and-neck for reactive detection in the latest VB100.

http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/rap-index.xml
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Okay now I got it removed but the desktop and C drive files all show up as hidden. How do I fix this?
 
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post #9 of 21
Then it's not removed. Do an external scan, don't just run anti virus software on his infected machine, because chances are it's not showing everything and the virus is blocking things.

Check processes again, make sure it's not there. It also could still be in the registry.
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If the virus isn`t tha wicked you could easyly fix that in the folder options
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