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Windows 7: Koobface worm owns my Laptop

09 Feb 2012   #11

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dewey5718 View Post

Sorrry to take so long .My bug had me off the line for a while .I couldn't sign in to any forum . I like the offer ,but I am about 10 hrs from Denver . My problem is not solved as yet .But!, I had a Gson download a program from his MAC , to a flash drive . Booted from it and it ate the bug for lunch But!!, to use the wireless ,I had to plug into the modem .The ole' worm is on my HDD now . The file came from a google . Pendriveapps.?? provided the file .Good info if you need some thing like that. Thank you very much for the offer Dewey
Thanks for your reply! Good luck with your project.


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09 Feb 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
sysinternals denied access to win7 NT

My good luck and work has been for naught. The worm has turned, on me .
Bug has regained the control of the computer . WIFI or ethernet. I think it was through the modem . Yesterday , the 8th ,running sysinternals process monitor a long time . Today , access was denied to NT. . Any help would be thankful for . Dewey5718
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10 Feb 2012   #13
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Please read about Koobface here:
Koobface - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Download Combofix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop.<--Important
Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

Click on this link Here to see a list of programs that should be disabled.
The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not malicious.
Next: Disconnect from the internet. If you are on Cable or DSL, unplug your computer from the modem.
Next: Please disable all onboard security programs (all running with back ground protection) as it may hinder the scanner from working.
This includes Antivirus, Firewall, and any Spyware scanners that run in the background.
  • Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.
  • When finished, it will produce a log for you.
Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall
Please be patient while the scan runs, at times it may appear to stall.
When finished and after reboot (in case it asks to reboot), it should open a log, combofix.txt.
Post this log in your next reply.
After rebooting ensure your Security applications have been re-enabled.

In your next reply post:
***A guide and tutorial on "How to use Combofix" can be found here:
A guide and tutorial on using ComboFix

IF CF won't run:
During the download, rename Combofix.exe to sVchost.exe
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