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Malware like system fix...does Avast hold the key?
« on: February 19, 2012, 04:25:07 PM »
Hi Polonius
Thank you for your fine advice on how to stay calm and observing when malware hits our computers.

I am a happy subscriber to Avast! and have stayed out of malware for the last few years. Recently, my work computer started to act strangely, with pop-up windows and messages, threats that the harddisk was being deleted, short, malware "System Fix" in action. Ran a full system scan with Avast. Did not resolve the problem. Managed to download "Trojan Killer", and it ran for 5 minutes. Then, System Fix blocked it. Right now it is not possible to get to the data on my work computer (which is mine, as I am an independent business person). Is there a way to activate a feature in Avast to get past System Fix's blockings of my data and programs?

Oh, not writing from the infected computer here...have tiny net-computer for basic stuff like mails etc.

Look forward to hearing your views, and hope Avast has some features I may use to get back to work, so to speak...

Kind regards,
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Re: Malware like system fix...does Avast hold the key?
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2012, 04:36:29 PM »
Hi mermaidsrelity,

Can you operate on the infected machine?

If so, attempt these instructions:

Then attach logs in your next post.
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Re: Malware like system fix...does Avast hold the key?
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2012, 04:42:08 PM »
Hello there,go on and activate the program,this will let you work in windows,hopefully.Essexboy will remove any left-overs.
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