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Windows 7: stdrt.exe and Malicious Site?

26 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Did you right click regedit and started as Administrator?
Did you check the location I gave you earlier?

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26 May 2011   #12
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10

Have you tried running Malwarebytes and deleting it while in safe mode? (without being connected to the net, in case it tries to "call for help".

Also, if this happened recently and you are able to do a system restore prior to the suspicious activity, then try doing that. Do not go to the 1st restore point though, as some malware embeds itself into that. Go the the second, preferably the 3rd restore point if possible...

Another program you may wish to try:

Fake STDRT.exe virus removal guide

EDIT: I'm seeing multiple listings saying it may/may not be a virus. The following link (as well as others) identify it supposedly belonging to a program called Multimedia Fusion 2. Did you by any chance get these readings after you d/l ed a certain program?

Some sites report it as malware and others state that it is a part of the media center that is buggy.
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26 May 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 32

I'll try this later..
PS: To the one who's having the same problem, please do it too.. and let's see if it works
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26 May 2011   #14
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Please download TFC by Old Timer TFC - Temp File Cleaner by OldTimer - Geeks to Go Forums and save it to your desktop.
Save any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!
Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. If you are using Vista/Windows 7 right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator.
Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway to ensure a complete clean.


I'd like you to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan
  1. Hold down Control and click on the following link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
    ESET OnlineScan
  2. Click the button.
  3. For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
    1. Click on to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
    2. Double click on the icon on your desktop.
  4. Check
  5. Click the button.
  6. Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  7. Check
  8. Push the Start button.
  9. ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  10. When the scan completes, push
  11. Push , and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  12. Push the button.
  13. Push
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26 May 2011   #15

Windows 7 Basic 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by icedLR View Post
but there is no such .exe running in task manager.

here is the avast notification.

any idea?
Look at that Avast pop up: The Thread has been BLOCKED that's why it's not in your taskmanager. just follow the rest instructions I posted. Go in you registry, remove the call(s) and then go ahead and delete all those stdrt.exe in your Temp folder.
This worked perfectly. I did not try it before because i was looking for the exe in task manager.

Thank you very much.
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