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Windows 7: Rogue Virus Removal Tool

09 Apr 2010   #21
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
Hi, antharr. UBCD4WIN has been around a long time. Unfortunately, as of right now, the http://www.ubcd4win.com/ website has been suspended.

You may want to consider Avira Rescue. There is a good tutorial at [Rescue CD] Tutorial for Avira Rescue CD - Tipps und Tricks - Avira Support Forum

Brian Krebs has additional suggestions here.
More information? My head is spinning.


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09 Apr 2010   #22
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Brian,

I have been involved in computer security and malware removal for many years. I have access to a number of discussion topics in private forums and faithfully track some particularly (for back of a better description) involved discussion topics. Let's just say you are absolutely correct -- it is indeed enough to make your head spin keeping up with the current malware and proper tools.

Some people are of the incorrect opinion that throwing every available scanner at the machine will solve the problem. Just think about the person with a heavily infected computer, getting pop-ups and redirects, their A/V and firewall not working, Windows Update disabled and they're told to download and scan with five different software programs. I've also seen where some idiot cleared system restore and then started registry edits. It made for a useless doorstop.
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09 Apr 2010   #23
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
Brian,

I have been involved in computer security and malware removal for many years. I have access to a number of discussion topics in private forums and faithfully track some particularly (for back of a better description) involved discussion topics. Let's just say you are absolutely correct -- it is indeed enough to make your head spin keeping up with the current malware and proper tools.

Some people are of the incorrect opinion that throwing every available scanner at the machine will solve the problem. Just think about the person with a heavily infected computer, getting pop-ups and redirects, their A/V and firewall not working, Windows Update disabled and they're told to download and scan with five different software programs. I've also seen where some idiot cleared system restore and then started registry edits. It made for a useless doorstop.
I was only exposed to a few solutions to Rogue Viruses. I am pretty sure they're alot more, but i only came up with a few that became very helpful to me that i came across. I did happen to come across a few rogues, and the solutions i posted, helped me alot. It may not be much, but its a start.
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09 Apr 2010   #24
antharr

Windows 7 64x
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
Hi, antharr. UBCD4WIN has been around a long time. Unfortunately, as of right now, the UBCD for Windows website has been suspended.

You may want to consider Avira Rescue. There is a good tutorial at [Rescue CD] Tutorial for Avira Rescue CD - Tipps und Tricks - Avira Support Forum

Brian Krebs has additional suggestions here.
Still up.

UBCD for Windows
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10 Apr 2010   #25
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Thanks, antharr. Looks like the hosting bill was paid.
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11 Apr 2010   #26
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

I feel satisfied. I am currently repairing my friend's laptop and he has a rogue virus "XP Smart Security" and i am using the method (method #1) and i am currently scanning. He has so far 84 infected objects (most i seen so far yet). So i thought to let you guys know this method really works. I feel super great.
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26 Apr 2010   #27
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

Bump for those who might need to read this topic who has encountered a rogue virus.
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