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Antivirus XP 2008 + Other Stuff Too? - HJT

or do not. Closed down everything and did a scan. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 17, 2008 12:42 AM PDT In reply to: GRIF ...the Malwarebytes link in this post:http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6122_102-0.html?forumID=44&threadID=288404&messageID=2794465&tag=forums06;posts#2794465And if you can't download it and use it easily, navigate here

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:05 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I was one of the unfortunate to receive this fun little bundle of  !#!#! !!!! . So, I think they might be gone for good; furthermore, there's been no sign of the droppers that were there earlier.- I downloaded HJT 2.02. The amount of energy and waste generated just by running terrible anti-virus programs probably adds up to more energy and waste generated by small countries. :-) Ridiculous. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Other > Viruses and worms *sigh* 'Nother `Antivirus XP 2008' fakeware situation << < (2/2) desutoroiyaa: Here's you could check here

Good luck with that. Here is the Anti-Malware log ( I rebooted afterwards, like the post had said to): Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.18 Database version: 894 3:36:28 PM 6/26/2008 mbam-log-6-26-2008 (15-36-28).txt Scan type: Quick Scan Objects Will I use anti-malware software to protect myself when necessary? You can even get the sidebar you were fascinated in Vista.

Second, I don't have to pay an annual ransom to protect my computer; both products are free. Your logic is clear and to some extent inspired me in that direction. C:\WINDOWS\system32\clkcnt.txt (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. Pair that with Malware Bytes (also free) and you have a protected PC with very little resources being used. 6.

At the same time Linux community has developed itself in making Linux (Ubuntu in particular) more user friendly. Please try again now or at a later time. I never use Internet Explorer. 4) I use a physical firewall, I disable the software firewall. 5) I visit questionable websites frequently. 6) I dont open quarantined emails that spam assassin http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/antivirus-xp-2008-may-still-be-lingering-on-my-system Gaming?

I'm very impressed. My reason for still using Norton is that IF something was to get out, I want a realtime monitoring program with good detection rates to tell me. With all these great things being said about linux, its time more new computers got linux installed on than windows. I had Avast!

AntiVirus by now are a hoax. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/worried-xp-antivirus-online-scanner-flashed-on-my-screen-288404/3/ Click on the "Download" button at the top of the page, then click on the "Download HijackThis Installer" link that will appear . . . are hard to get the hang of. Education and knowing your tools are the keys to a clean system.

Don't forget NoScript! check over here by CMN240967 / July 27, 2008 6:59 AM PDT In reply to: don't know how to do that ... I later took to antivirus software for reliance cause .exe file infectors are real sneaky. Friday, August 29, 2008 2:33 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote After around 24 hours, I have finally found what I think is an (almost) full solution.To everyone

I'll keep all the programs you mentioned in mind; after I run Javara and Secunia I'll look into that. wha'dyou know... Below is the log. his comment is here Yes, even with *nix, if you install a bunch of memory resident crap, your system WILL slow down 14.

I may get rid of Real Player altogether and just find a Firefox plug-in for my purposes.I plan on taking your advice and downloading Foxit Reader. I like ubuntu,im running it on a toshibal L305-S5865 that i bought from walmart,and of course it came with vista home premium pre-installed,until i got ubuntu 😉 Reply Erick Ramirez says: If I knew more about computers it would have been easier.

very happy to see someone has an answer!!

Thursday, September 25, 2008 2:34 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Make sure you remove files and change registry keys while in safe mode.  Some of the files I don't think we're there just yet. Some people would just rather go buy their fish and not have to mess with it. The power behind virus program is Windows Registry.

This was a symptom I had once I already had the virus. They also use IE, usually have ActiveX enabled, cookies unblocked, almost always have Flash installed, have one or more IM clients running, often have Google, Yahoo and other toolbars, smiley-face crapola, No bloated Norton SystemWorks type things, no spam scanning, personal firewalls, or any of that crap. weblink C:\WINDOWS\default.htm (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Didn't matter that they might compromise national security, take the network down, etc.... I use XP and Firefox browser. GrahamG Reply Robin says: February 26, 2010 at 8:13 AM I used to be an Ubuntu fanboy, until I was embarrassed by Ubuntu too many times when using it to introduce Try to reinstall your wireless Submitted by Guest (not verified) on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 11:37pm.

NOT ONE PROBLEM OCCURRED as a result. Your point is just that you don't have to open the program and press a few key strokes? Because of its ease of use,windows vista is a powerhog,install some programs and windows slows way down,then try the readyboost it works ok,but then it also slows after a while. Cost 3.

HELP PLEASE... But the programs for virus and other malicious activities now too complex to be get a faint hint. You can make it look like Windows or Mac (if you want.). The vast software repositories contain many tools for wannabe coders too.

and there's nothing anywhere that says XP Online Scan.I also reran the ewido and it came up with 43 cookies (why do they call them infections? But...