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Windows 7: Help with removing happili virus


17 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Help with removing happili virus

Hi there!

Recently it seems as though my Google searches are being redirected to happili more and more often (and I think once to infomash?). Anyway, it seems as if people on here have been very helpful in helping folks remove this virus but, it also looks like the instructions vary on a system by system basis. I guess I'd like to join the queue and get some help getting this virus off of my system. I've seen requests for some files to begin the diagnosis so i've gone ahead and attached those files to save some time. Thanks for any help!



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File Type: txt Attach.txt (5.9 KB, 77 views)
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18 Apr 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Hello weeksjr and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not a malware removal expert but while waiting for one of our experts to respond, you could try a few free on-demand scanners to see if they can remove it.

Malwarebytes | Hitman Pro | Superantispyware | Comodo Cleaning Essentials

If the scanner offers a link to update the data base, do so before running the scan. Then run a full scan rather than a quick scan. If any malware is discovered you will be given the opportunity to quarantine or remove. I'd suggest quarantine because you could reinstall if it turns out to be a false-positive and a necessary file. Please post back if this helps or not.
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18 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi there! Thanks for the advice. I'd actually already run Malwarebytes several times and it didn't come up w/ anything. I went ahead and did a scan w/ Hitman Pro and it found something that it thought was malware called neoasi.dll The only options that I had were to ignore it or delete it so, I went w/ delete. I've JUST rebooted and it doesn't look like deleting it had any bad effect on anything. As for the Happili redirect, it happened intermittently so, I can't say for sure or not if it's gone.
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18 Apr 2012   #4

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE10
 
 

Weeksjr
See the following thread:

Need help removing Happili redirect virus

Good luck
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18 Apr 2012   #5

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi! Yeah, I saw that other post and saw that the fix worked but, and of course now i can't remember where, I read somewhere that not everyone should run combofix b/c it could actually do more harm than good. That's what led me to posting my own post.... thought?
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18 Apr 2012   #6

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I just got redirected to Happili again so it looks like the malware I removed this AM did not do the trick....will following the instructions in the post from Hanna 1 work for my system or should I wait and get help? Thanks so much for any info!
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18 Apr 2012   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

You are better off waiting for some help - I emailed Jacee and asked her to visit this thread. Look out for her replies.

Regards,
Golden
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18 Apr 2012   #8

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Standing by and thanks for all the help!!!
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18 Apr 2012   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

In case Jacee is otherwise engaged, I'll also ask Corinne to have a look at this for you.

Both Jacee and Corinne are professionally trained, and Microsoft recognised, malware removalists.
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19 Apr 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Download Combofix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop.<--Important
Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

Click on this link Here to see a list of programs that should be disabled.
The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not malicious.
Next: Disconnect from the internet. If you are on Cable or DSL, unplug your computer from the modem.
Next: Please disable all onboard security programs (all running with back ground protection) as it may hinder the scanner from working.
This includes Antivirus, Firewall, and any Spyware scanners that run in the background.
  • Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.
  • When finished, it will produce a log for you.
Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall
Please be patient while the scan runs, at times it may appear to stall.
When finished and after reboot (in case it asks to reboot), it should open a log, combofix.txt.
Post this log in your next reply
After rebooting ensure your Security applications have been re-enabled.

In your next reply post:
ComboFix.txt
***A guide and tutorial on "How to use Combofix" can be found here:
A guide and tutorial on using ComboFix

IF CF won't run:
During the download, rename Combofix.exe to sVchost.exe
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