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#1 bratboy



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Posted 22 June 2007 - 09:13 AM

I doubt this is the right spot to post this, but I wanted you to know how much I appreciated the information I found on this site.

I was trying to help fix my nephew's computer, so I followed the instructions in the F.A.Q.
I ran Ad-Aware, which found Virtumonde and deleted it.
I ran Spybot, which found Virtumonde again and deleted it.
I ran AVG/Ewido in safe mode, which found Virtumonde again and deleted it

I searched the forum for other people having issues with Virtumonde and found a post that recommended downloading and running combofix.exe and Dr.Web CureIt.

After running both and rebooting,
I noticed a difference immediately with the sign-on speed of my nephew's laptop.
I re-ran Dr.Web and it did not find Virtumonde
I re-ran AVG and it did not find Virtumonde
I re-ran Ad-Aware and it did not find Virtumonde.

Thanks for all of your help.

Edited by bratboy, 22 June 2007 - 09:14 AM.

#2 cnm


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Posted 22 June 2007 - 09:39 AM

Excellent! Glad you found our resources useful, and thanks for letting us know about your happy outcome. :D

A suggestion: now that it has done its job, remove ComboFix. If you ever need it again, download it again. These special tools are frequently revised/updated and some can be dangerous if left on PC and misused by others.
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