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Windows 7: Do not use Combofix on your own!!

10 May 2015   #171
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
The warnings and information are there but most people won't think twice before disregarding them.
Yes, that's a definite problem.
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01 Jun 2017   #172


combofix ruins your system try getting rid of the qoobox its near impossible i had to reinstall windows because of that junk
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01 Jun 2017   #173

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Combofix is a very useful tool. But like all powerful tools it requires sufficient knowledge to use it safely and effectively. This is not the fault of the tool. The author explicitly states that it is intended for advanced users and IT professionals.

In the hands of a skilled surgeon a scalpel is a life saving tool but in other hands it is dangerous.
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01 Jun 2017   #174

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

ie the virus vault is uninstalled during Combofix removal AFTER you agree to remove it (qoobox/virus).

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02 Jun 2017   #175


well i tried the combofix uninstall method that didnt show nothing at all even with fresh reinstall of windows 7 is still hard to delete luckily the tool unlocker managed to delete it combofix is a trojan that hijacks your pc how do we not know what it doing to your pc when it scanning?? i wont be using trojancombofix drwebcureit antivirus zemana antimalware malwarebytes that leave junk left behind all over your pc when u install it
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02 Jun 2017   #176

Windows 10 Pro x64 1909 - 18363.657 XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

Combofix is a tool designed by, and for the exclusive use of IT professionals, or those explicitly trained in it's use and also in malware removal and discovery. It is not designed to be used without full training and experience

ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here - Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware, and Privacy Software
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02 Jun 2017   #177
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home x64

Hence this thread...

A Guy
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03 Jun 2017   #178
Layback Bear

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

You are Correct A Guy

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