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Windows 7: I Think I May Have A Worm or Virus

04 Jun 2010   #21
antharr

Windows 7 64x
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anpippin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
Quote:
1 Hidden objects were found
You may want to try an online scan.


Go here to run an on-line scan from ESET.
  • Note: It is easiest if you use Internet explorer for this scan. (If you use an alternate browser, it will be necessary to download the ESET Smart Installer)
  • Turn off the real time scanner of any existing antivirus program while performing the online scan
  • Tick the box next to YES, I accept the Terms of Use.
  • Click Start
  • When asked, allow the activex control to install
  • Click Start
  • Make sure that the option Scan Archives option is ticked.
  • Click on Advanced Settings, ensure the options Scan for potentially unwanted applications, Scan for potentially unsafe applications, and Enable Anti-Stealth Technology are ticked.
  • Click Scan
or

Go here and run an on-line scan with the F-Secure scanner .
  • Use IE (Internet Explorer), accept the license terms, and allow the Active-X controls to load.
  • Click Full System Scan and allow the components to download and the scan to complete.
  • If malware is found during the scan, check Submit samples to F-Secure and Automatic cleaning.
ESET Online Scanner is slow, it's been running for 9 hours and 58 minutes now.
How many files are we talking about here? 9 hours is insane.


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04 Jun 2010   #22
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by antharr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anpippin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
You may want to try an online scan.



Go here to run an on-line scan from ESET.
  • Note: It is easiest if you use Internet explorer for this scan. (If you use an alternate browser, it will be necessary to download the ESET Smart Installer)
  • Turn off the real time scanner of any existing antivirus program while performing the online scan
  • Tick the box next to YES, I accept the Terms of Use.
  • Click Start
  • When asked, allow the activex control to install
  • Click Start
  • Make sure that the option Scan Archives option is ticked.
  • Click on Advanced Settings, ensure the options Scan for potentially unwanted applications, Scan for potentially unsafe applications, and Enable Anti-Stealth Technology are ticked.
  • Click Scan
or

Go here and run an on-line scan with the F-Secure scanner .
  • Use IE (Internet Explorer), accept the license terms, and allow the Active-X controls to load.
  • Click Full System Scan and allow the components to download and the scan to complete.
  • If malware is found during the scan, check Submit samples to F-Secure and Automatic cleaning.
ESET Online Scanner is slow, it's been running for 9 hours and 58 minutes now.
How many files are we talking about here? 9 hours is insane.
I think it was about 210,000 files or something. But I don't remember the exact number as I already restarted my system.
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04 Jun 2010   #23
malexous

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

Hitman Pro only takes a few minutes to scan. Sometimes it will find something others will not.
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04 Jun 2010   #24
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by malexous View Post
Hitman Pro only takes a few minutes to scan. Sometimes it will find something others will not.
I used Hitman and it found 7 files, some suspicious, 1 trojan, and the other malware. But it didn't help much after deleting the 7 files.
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04 Jun 2010   #25
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Seems to be a lot of problems

Try this
type cmd in search, do not hit enter, right click and run as administrator

In cmd type sfc /scannow

If errors are found run several times

If that does not work try this
Repair Install[2]=General Tips
I can't do a repair install because it won't let me open my windows installation CD. Can I do a repair installation by booting my computer up from the CD?
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04 Jun 2010   #26
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Anpippin, installing an anti virus in your infected computer is a moot action IMHO, many virus/malware able to make it self "excluded" in the scan process, or even crash the scanner... To get your computer cleaned, you need to scan the disk in "offline" mode, meaning, you can't use your OS to scan it self, you need another clean uninfected system to do the job. This can be achieved by 2 means, one is to plug your disk to another clean system, or two - use a Anti Virus Live CD. AVG have one, or you can create a Linux Live CD and install ClamAV. Either way, you can't get a persistent result if you scan in a compromised condition...

IMHO, this is the easiest and fastest way to solve your problem with least of headache...

zzz2496
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05 Jun 2010   #27
belikexp

Windows 7 x64
 
 

If you start to spend two to three days on a problem like this it's sometimes faster to just reinstall Win 7. A repair install won't help you here because you could still be infected.
If you can afford it, buy another hard drive that's the same size or larger as your Win 7 hard drive. Install Win 7 on the new hard drive and copy all your data over from the old drive to the new drive. Buy a copy of malwarebytes and enable protection. Reinstall all your apps.

Keep in touch we always like to know how problems are solved.
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05 Jun 2010   #28
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by belikexp View Post
If you start to spend two to three days on a problem like this it's sometimes faster to just reinstall Win 7. A repair install won't help you here because you could still be infected.
If you can afford it, buy another hard drive that's the same size or larger as your Win 7 hard drive. Install Win 7 on the new hard drive and copy all your data over from the old drive to the new drive. Buy a copy of malwarebytes and enable protection. Reinstall all your apps.

Keep in touch we always like to know how problems are solved.
Now whenever I start up my windows right before it gets to the login screen it gets a blue screen of death.
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06 Jun 2010   #29
LoisLane

Windows 6 Ultimate
 
 

any discount codes available?
LoisLane
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06 Jun 2010   #30
Adrian

 
Boot Drive Destroyed

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anpippin;771728
Keep in touch we always like to know how problems are solved. :)[/QUOTE
Now whenever I start up my windows right before it gets to the login screen it gets a blue screen of death.
Regretably the virus has attacked and corrupted your boot drive.
Since you no longer have a hope of restoring your system your only option is try to do a safe boot, try to run an onboard virus scan which seemed to be ineffectual at the best of times. Short of that I encourage you to perform a complete format and install the operating system. The symptoms you are describing sound like a zombie virus had taken over. If you are connected to the net un-plug ASAP and hope you had no personal data onboard. Call and cancel any CC's if you have done any business online.
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