I attempted to send reports as attachments becausue they were so lengthy but I believe they were blocked. I will paste them in sections that don't exceed the character limit.
GMER 22.214.171.12477 [gmer.exe] - http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2009-09-01 06:16:06
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3...
# Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column...
I was able to merge the following into the registry......
After rebooting I still received the same message (OTS.exe is not a valid win32 application)
when I tried to run OTS. No success in Safe Mode either. Thank you.
When I double clicked the OTS folder on my desktop I received the following message- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\OTS.exe is not a valid win32 application. I deleted the exe file from my desktop and attempted the process again with and without Norton running, and lastly I attempted it...