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Windows 7: Strange icon disappears from taskbar

13 Feb 2011   #11

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit

Okay, I got installed a rescue disk into my USB.

Doesn't work for me.

Absolutely. Change the passwords.

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13 Feb 2011   #12
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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

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13 Feb 2011   #13

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit

Thanks, it worked.
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13 Feb 2011   #14

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit

Thanks, it worked.
Damn! Very bad end. KeyScrambler came with PDM.RootShell and exactly Uninstall.exe file is virused. I wanna to remove KeyScrambler with Uninstall, but I can't do this safely. I tried to switch into "Safe Run for Applications" but I still can't. (Uploaded Attachment)


I just noticed a first symptom. Then I try to upload files to G-mail using IE, my screen goes black and I need to turn it off.

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13 Feb 2011   #15

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS

Don't worry, Keyscrambler is a safe app. It installs driver at kernel level to intercept your keystrokes to scramble and encrypt them so as to prevent keylogging by any malicious program.
Just allow it.
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13 Feb 2011   #16

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit

Keyscrambler is a safe app.
Well, it crashed the IE and when I just deleted a KeyScrambler and restarted a PC, everything worked fine again. (Or I need to search for another link...)

P.S. I have come across this virus 2nd time: Shield on the .EXE file. PLEASE HELP! (FIXED)
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13 Feb 2011   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Seems you still have residual problems from before the help provided.
Try this on-line scan:
HouseCall 7.1 - Free Online Virus and Spyware Scan

Just select 32 or 64-bit...
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13 Feb 2011   #18
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

gregaras you have been infected with a 'backdoor Trojan'. As posted above, you definitely need to change ALL your passwords using another computer (Known clean), not from the infected one you're using now!

Also, flush the dirty DNS cache, and restore MS's Hosts file because they have been over-ridden.

Copy and paste these lines in Note pad.

@Echo on
attrib -h -s -r hosts
echo localhost>HOSTS
attrib +r +h +s hosts
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset all
netsh int ip reset all
shutdown -r -t 1
del %0

Save as flush.bat to your desktop. Right click and run as Administrator. Your computer will reboot itself.

Now, update and rescan with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. Select Perform full scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When completed, a log will open in Notepad. Please save it to a convenient location. Copy and Paste that log into your next reply.
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14 Feb 2011   #19

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit

Okay, thank you for this code I did it and I scanned my PC for viruses. Here's the log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Database version: 5758
Windows 6.1.7600
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385
2011.02.14 16:05:57
mbam-log-2011-02-14 (16-05-57).txt
Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 319660
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 11 minute(s), 12 second(s)
Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0
Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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14 Feb 2011   #20

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS

Its showing nil. Good.
Just to be sure, run that bootable rescue disc scan too.
Some malware are pretty good at hiding themselves from scanners while they're active.
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