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Windows 7: Cant remove infected file

23 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
Cant remove infected file

I used this forum to find that I had an issue with a driver that I had to remove but I couldn't do it manually or re-name to .old as it said 'can't read from the source file or disk'

I was then given advice to use Malwarebytes to detect and remove the Malware from PC.

Malwarebytes detects the infected file and comes up with the following report:

Files Infected:
c:\windows\system32\drivers\ymiqvflos.sys (Trojan.Bubnix) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

The problem is that it tells you to re-boot to remove properly but the driver is still there when I restart and if you scan again it detects the same thing again. I have tried in safe and normal mode with the same result.

Any advice on how to remove this would be appreciated.


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23 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64

Try with Eset Online Scanner:
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23 Dec 2010   #3
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit

Open Malwarebyte and under the tab "More Tools" run "FileASSASSIN"

It might help to boot into Safe mode and run from there.

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23 Dec 2010   #4

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS

Please download the OTM.exe by OldTimer.

* Save it to your Desktop.
* Please double-click OTM.exe to run it.
* Copy the commands with file paths below to the clipboard by highlighting ALL of them and pressing CTRL + C (or, after highlighting, right-click and choose Copy):

* Return to OTM.exe, right click in the "Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved" window (under the light yellow bar) and choose Paste.
* Click the red Moveit! button.
* A fix log in Notepad will appear. Copy the contents of the fix log to the clipboard by highlighting ALL of them and pressing CTRL + C (or, after highlighting, right-click and choose copy), and paste it in your next reply.
* Close OTM.exe

If a file or folder cannot be moved immediately you may be asked to reboot the machine to finish the move process. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes.
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