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Windows 7: Virtool win32 Obfuscator.xz detected

07 Apr 2013   #61
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

MSE was the one that first located the virus .


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07 Apr 2013   #62
james darkness

windows 7 32 bit ultmate
 
 

Nothing was detected just one new problem I can open note pad and my ram seems to be running higher
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07 Apr 2013   #63
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Do you have Malwarebytes ? If so update the definitions and then do a full scan
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08 Apr 2013   #64
james darkness

windows 7 32 bit ultmate
 
 

I'm not sure how can I tell
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08 Apr 2013   #65
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

james darkness,

Quote:
...new problem I can open note pad
You can, or you can't?

If you can't...
You should have two copies of notepad.exe, one in C:\Windows, and one in C:\Windows\System32
Are they there, one in each place? Are they spelled notepad, or something like notpad?
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08 Apr 2013   #66
james darkness

windows 7 32 bit ultmate
 
 

Can't open and can't tell going to sleep also I should not of typed I can't open note pad I mean to type I can't open a note pad doc that is made new or old and the only way I can is to Hite open with note pad
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08 Apr 2013   #67
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Please download the Windows Repair:
http://www.tweaking.com/files/setups/tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio_setup.exe
Save to the Desktop


Right-click the downloaded file and select: Run as Administrator
Follow the prompts to install...


At the program's console:

Go to the Start Repairs tab

Press: Start

When asked to create a Restore Point, please do so.


At the prompt presenting Repair Options (on the left side) press: Unselect all


Now, under Repair Options only check/select:
Reset registry permissions
Reset File Permissions
Repair WMI
Repair Windows Firewall.
Remove Policies Set By Infections


Also click: Restart/Shutdown System When Finished
...and click: Restart


Press the Start button.



Post back if it helped.
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08 Apr 2013   #68
james darkness

windows 7 32 bit ultmate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cottonball View Post
james darkness,

Quote:
...new problem I can open note pad
You can, or you can't?

If you can't...
You should have two copies of notepad.exe, one in C:\Windows, and one in C:\Windows\System32
Are they there, one in each place? Are they spelled notepad, or something like notpad?
i do have two files of notepad
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08 Apr 2013   #69
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Did you run Windows Repair, as in Post #67 above?
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10 Apr 2013   #70
james darkness

windows 7 32 bit ultmate
 
 

no i did not but i hit open and chose default program and it fixed it
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