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Windows 7: Hi Guys, Multiple Problems Due to Rootkit!

26 Aug 2012   #11
ellisuk

Nottinghamshire
 
 

will AVG and Tdsskiller do the job?


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26 Aug 2012   #12
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

AVG is just an AntiVirus software....and it just looks for virus's. For malware, spyware and adware you need software like Malwarebytes, SuperAnti Spyware, Spybot S&D and MSE offline - it's bootable cd/dvd or flash drive. And run them in safemode doing full scans.
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26 Aug 2012   #13
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Personally, I would dump AVG and go with MSE....but that's just me.
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26 Aug 2012   #14
microbillgates

MS Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Bass I would switch to avast free
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26 Aug 2012   #15
ellisuk

Nottinghamshire
 
 

I have MSE aswell do I'll run all 3
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26 Aug 2012   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Don't fool yourself. Your first post stated you had several rootkits. The odds of getting rid of every part of all of them is slim to none. I recommend a Wipe and Clean Install.
Take a read here.
Windows 7 Installation - Prepare PC to be Sold

Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
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26 Aug 2012   #17
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

It's possible that you still have malware left on your computer. No anti-malware product will be 100% effective 100% of the time (if there was such a product we'd all be using it.) You might consider using a few more free on-demand scanners to check your system. Some of the recommended products are:

Malwarebytes

Hitman Pro

TDSSKiller

SuperAntiSpyware

Comodo Cleaning Essentials

Windows Defender Offline

Once a computer becomes infected the only sure method to get rid of the malware is a clean install of the operating system and all other programs. Even if every additional scan comes back clean there's always the possibility the malware is so deeply embedded none of the available products can detect it. Follow the manufacturers' instructions for downloading and running the above tools. Don't forget to update each product so it has the latest signatures. And it might not hurt to run the scans in Safe Mode.
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26 Aug 2012   #18
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ellisuk View Post
I have MSE aswell do I'll run all 3
Are you running more than one real-time Anti-Virus program such as MSE and AVG at the same time?
If you are, that can cause problems.

I agree with Layback Bear and marsmimar that re-install would be best and safest.
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26 Aug 2012   #19
ellisuk

Nottinghamshire
 
 

Yeah I ran MSE in safe mode and no luck... I'll reinstall, cheers all
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26 Aug 2012   #20
ellisuk

Nottinghamshire
 
 

hi again guys, i cannt clean the disk using the command prompt, it says clean can not be used on the disk containing the curtrent boot ect, how am i suppose to do it?
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