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Windows 7: VIRUS has formatted hard drive

31 Dec 2011   #61
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

There has been a lot of that going around lately. I cleaned one off a friends computer two weeks ago, then from my housemates rig just a few days back. For the housemate, I got tired of fighting it and just used a day-old Macrium Reflect image.

This might be a good time to put in a plug for having some type of regular backup system. With the friend, it took an entire evening of sorting things out. For the housemate with the drive image, boom - 30 minutes and I was done.

(29 minutes of which I spent wandering off to do something else while it restored automatically.)


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01 Jan 2012   #62
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

ive just used roolback rx to rollback to the 20/11/2011 the day after the vrius attacked my pc what would you recommend the best steps would be to recover please and oohh yeah what was you doing haha
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01 Jan 2012   #63
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

just done a hitmanpro 3.6.0 scan and it found this file Master Boot Record (Sector 0) C:$MBR red and white X Bootkit Win64/Bootkit this did not come up on the first scan i did when i got hitman pro 3.6.0 do i replace this or just ignore it
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01 Jan 2012   #64
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dkny1221 View Post
just done a hitmanpro 3.6.0 scan and it found this file Master Boot Record (Sector 0) C:$MBR red and white X Bootkit Win64/Bootkit this did not come up on the first scan i did when i got hitman pro 3.6.0 do i replace this or just ignore it
Replace it ! but be carefull the MBR is needed to boot into Windows
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01 Jan 2012   #65
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

it is saying Contains Characteristics of an identified secruity risk do i rep;lace it or ignore it
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01 Jan 2012   #66
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dkny1221 View Post
it is saying Contains Characteristics of an identified secruity risk do i rep;lace it or ignore it
Replace it with Hitman Pro (should work)
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01 Jan 2012   #67
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

hitman pro came up with the file and deleted it so its telling me to reboot now and just run that kapersky and found 4 threats so gna reboot now
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01 Jan 2012   #68
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

just loaded system restore and found 1 from 19/11/11 13:07 restore operation type Undo would i be able to use that to restore pc as this is the only 1 that i have that i think was there before the virus attack
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01 Jan 2012   #69
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

just tried to do a system restore and it came up saying system restore failed while mounting the registry from system restore point 0x800703f1 how can i fix it
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01 Jan 2012   #70
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

just opened a word document and it changed it all to ADVAPI32.dll KERNEL32.dllUSER32.dll msvcrt.dll ole32.dll ntdll.dll COMCTL32.dll also my folder lock files ive found some called flkw type and they wont open with folder lock and most of the files on the recovery have a red D on the file how do i fix this please
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