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Windows 7: Rotinom Virus?

25 Oct 2011   #1
DextrousDave

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Rotinom Virus?

Rotinom Virus!! ?? Hi All

I have the rotinom virus, and it is currently only on my external harddrive. ESET Nod 32 prevented it from spreading onto the PC when I opened the harddrive. One problem though, the virus is still on my external harddrive, and ESET 'removed' some part of it but it is still on my harddrive, and it hides all my folders. Now I now how the infected folders look like, and I directed ESET to scan them, but it detects nothing. I tried this in command prompt:
attrib -s -h *.* /S /D
but it did not worked(did not restore files, cmd says the virus file blocks/prevents it)

How do I remove it?

Thank You


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25 Oct 2011   #2
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Hi and welcome to 7forums!

Does the drive contain any important data?

First off, make sure that the hdd is not connected
2) install Malware Bytes (click on download) then exit from ESET, now update malware bytes then run a full system scan with it
3) if it hasn't found any viruses you can connect the hdd if you dare
3) run the scan again with malware bytes, now you can kill the virus easily

Keep us informed, sg
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25 Oct 2011   #3
DextrousDave

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

thanks, will try and let you know. Should I disable ESET when running Malwarebytes?
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25 Oct 2011   #4
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

You can either disable real time protection in eset, or you can add an exception in eset for malwarebytes (which i recommend)
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26 Oct 2011   #5
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DextrousDave View Post
thanks, will try and let you know. Should I disable ESET when running Malwarebytes?
No, because then you will have no real-time protection
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26 Oct 2011   #6
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Please see the information about this worm W32.Rotinom | Virus Solution and Removal
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30 Oct 2011   #7
DextrousDave

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Thanks Jacee!
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