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Windows 7: Infected by virtool.win32/obfuscator.XZ

09 Nov 2012   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Hi to all, I'm having the same problem with that virus and I want to use the manual removal discussed above in the thread, but I'm not really sure of what I'm doing, so I really appriciate some help .....

ok so now I'm finding the registry entries that I have to remove, like the manual said, but I find some registry entries with different values. Let me to take an example:

I have found


instead of


Do I have to remove that key anyway???

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09 Nov 2012   #22
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

italicus3000 welcome to the Sever Forum. So you can be taken care of properly please start a new Thread with your problem. We will be happy to guide you.
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09 Nov 2012   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

OK ok sorry...
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26 Apr 2013   #24


I see that this problem seems to be resolved, the last post was 168 days ago. I had a similar issue and arrived here via a google search. None of this was actually helpful at all, as it turns out that particular item, the VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XZ is not a virus nor is it a virus injection method. It is a device used to activate cracked or pirated games and other such programs. I do not condone theft or pirating (I came across the tool on a PC I was cleaning), if you have this, it is likely because some program you DL would normally need a key code to activate and this bypasses that. either stop stealing games or "allow" this in your antivirus.
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