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sta_minghia

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re malware
« on: July 06, 2010, 04:27:35 PM »
hi i have a little problem i got a malware in my PC WIN32 PORNPOPUP the only one that finds it is spybot search and destroy i take it out but when i open the PC keeps coming back anyone can tell me what i can do to rid of it
thanks

Offline Lisandro

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Re: re malware
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2010, 04:34:28 PM »
I suggest:

1. Clean your temporary files.
2. Schedule a boot time scanning with avast with archive scanning turned on. If avast does not detect it, you can try DrWeb CureIT! instead.
3. Use MBAM (or SUPERantispyware or even Spyware Terminator) to scan for spywares and trojans. If any infection is detected, it is better and safer to send the infected file(s) to quarantine (Chest), rather than simply deleting them.
4. Test your machine with anti-rootkit applications. I suggest avast! antirootkit or Trend Micro RootkitBuster.
5. Make a HijackThis log to post here or this analysis site. Or even submit the RunScanner log to to on-line analysis.
6. Clean your Hosts file (replacing it) with HostsMan tool.
7. Disable System Restore and then reenable it again.
8. Immunize your system with SpywareBlaster.
9. Check if you have insecure applications with Secunia Software Inspector.
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sta_minghia

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Re: re malware
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2010, 05:46:28 PM »
thank you i will try

YoKenny

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Re: re malware
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2010, 11:18:58 PM »
The best thing I did for my XP Pro system was to add RAM to 1.5GB as now it is almost as quick as my Windows 7 system.

I do not use spybot search and destroy since using MBAM Full as it has become obsolete and I have no need of spyware doctor as well.