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Vista Home Security 2011 Virus

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Hello, recently i've ran into the lovely " ---- Home Security Virus 2011", for the second time. The first time i managed to remove it through the known methods:

Run in Safe Mode (Networking)
Download and run Malwarebytes

However, this time the virus is a lot more defensive. It manages to block software from running even in the Safe Modes, doesn't bring up the usual "suspect program" pop up where you could leave that up and run the software, and won't allow you to open any internet windows other than through the virus link to obtain the full software, but this disables any access to the address bar.

I've also attempted the task manager, where originally it would mark the Task Manager as a suspected threat, i CAN now access it freely, but if i stop the process related to the virus it just re-appears if i try and runany of the necessary software to remove or the internet, instantly blocking.

I've also tried the different versions of RKill to terminate alien processes, but they cannot run either, any assistance would be great!
post #2 of 7
download microsoft security essentials and see what it can do.
post #3 of 7
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Afraid that won't really work, whenever i try to run any security program it stops it before it can even open. It'll load for a second or two, then stop and nothing will happen. Thanks anyways.
post #4 of 7
Hello - Did you get rid of this problem...I have got exactly the same problem...can you pls help..

Rgds
Kam
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Malwarebytes Antimalware should get rid of it.
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Originally Posted by Cacophony;13036788 
download microsoft security essentials and see what it can do.
LOL no too late for that.

Ok, try these steps: go to run. type msconfig, go to startup, disable or remove all programs in there and reboot. Also download newest version of malwarebytes on another machine, rename the file and transfer it via flash drive to the infected pc. try this out.
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download hijack this Run it and post its log.
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