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Windows 7: I have a virus. Please help

27 Apr 2009   #21
Maka

Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100 RC x86/Windows XP SP3 x86 (Dual Boot)
 
 

It kinda sounds like a browser hijacker.If you have hijackthis run it and post the log.


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27 Apr 2009   #22
v0id

Windows 3.11
 
 

Open Task manager and close all suspicious processes! Then try to run AV. Try Kaspersky or Norton! If you cant then do clean install of Windows 7
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27 Apr 2009   #23
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Combofix does not work with Win7. This is a powerful tool and shouldn't be used without know what it does.
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27 Apr 2009   #24
ccatlett1984

 

you should be in "safe mode" to run malwarebytes, so whatever is causing you the grief is not loaded.
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27 Apr 2009   #25
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Thanks for the help guys, but I ended up giving up and reinstalling Windows. I've got it back the way I had it before I got the virus and everything is running smoothly.

Thanks for all of the help!
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27 Apr 2009   #26
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

This time have an Antivirus program actively monitoring in the background.
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27 Apr 2009   #27
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Don't worry. I installed my beloved AVG Free
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27 Apr 2009   #28
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

And if you had UAC turned off before, then don't this time.

And a little app called Spywareblaster is also something you can install and it will block quite a bit of different types of malware. It doesn't run, you just install it, update, and enable all protection. It adds a little more protection. You can also take a snapshot of your browser in a clean state with it, so if you get another browser hijacker, you can revert it back to a clean state quickly, so you can possibly get to any other sites you may need to get to, if it happens again.

SpywareBlaster
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27 Apr 2009   #29
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

I had it lowered, but not at default. Downloading the program now. Thanks!
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27 Apr 2009   #30
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Yay Kenny! Do be careful, once again
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