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FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« on: December 08, 2008, 07:05:22 PM »
Hello malware fighters,

Fake virus scanners make out 40% of malware to-day:
http://news.bitdefender.com/NW903-en--Beware-of-Fake-Antivirus-Products-According-to-BitDefender-Labs%E2%80%99-Top-E-Threats-in-November.html

In the case of an infection with fraudulous anti-virus, this script can come in handy for use on XP.
Download to your Desktop FixPolicies.exe, a self-extracting ZIP archive from here:
http://downloads.malwareremoval.com/BillCastner/FixPolicies.exe

• Double-click FixPolicies.exe
• Click the "Install" button on the bottom toolbar of the box that will open.
• The program will create a new Folder called FixPolicies,
• Double-click to Open the new Folder, and then double-click the file within: Fix_Policies.cmd.
• A black box will briefly appear and then close.

Use this after making a DDS scan and before fixing or deleting,

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Re: FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2008, 09:00:24 AM »
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Thanks for posting this, Polonus.   :)


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Re: FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2008, 12:01:26 PM »
What does FixPolicies.exe do? Repair Windows Registry? ??? Fix access rights? ???
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Re: FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2008, 01:15:45 PM »
Hi Tech,

It will repair any policies that have been affected by malware, viruses, uninstalls, etc. for when you have lost Internet connectivity that way. Could also now be part of other tools, I think here of ComboFix,

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Re: FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2008, 09:34:18 PM »
Thanks Polonus...
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Re: FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2008, 09:57:44 PM »
Just going to have a little look in the cmd file  ;D

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Re: FixPolicies to be used in case a fake av infections...
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2008, 10:09:26 PM »
OK I see what it does, nice use of SWREG ( I hope it is the updated version released today  ;D )