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Security Toolbar removal

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by RaDDx, Nov 8, 2007.

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  1. RaDDx

    RaDDx Thread Starter

    Nov 8, 2007
    I recently got this real pain toolbar/virus on my system (Security Toolbar), I have read many "maybe" solutions accross the net. Most don't work, or you have to pay. Try this, it worked for me:

    Go into windows/system32/

    click on Date Modified (the Column descriptions at the top of the window)

    A bunch of recently added Dll's or INI files will show up, basically since the toolbar popups started, look for any dll's that have vutu, vutuuv, etc. Enter these dll's in google to confirm they are not vital windows dll's. You won't be able to delete them, but write them all down.

    These are the files I found and deleted in windows/system32 which stopped the Security Toolbar (However, they may vary and you won't be able to delete them, but write them all down.):


    You will not be able to delete most of these as they are in use, boot from your WIN XP cd and then delete them. Insert your windows xp boot cd, re-boot the computer and boot from the XP cd, go into the repair using recovery console "R" in the selections, manually using dos, go into the c:/windows/system32 folder and delete the Dll's. Here is an example below:

    cd windows "enter"
    cd system32 "enter"
    del "name of dll's" repeat this line until you have deleted all the dll's
    Reboot computer (It should be gone, if you deleted the right DLL's and INI files)

    you can see the files in the folder by typing dir /p (I also advise to scroll through the entire system32 folder using this method, look for the most recent dates listed on the left, mark down the recently added INI and DLL files, you can check them out with google, if it comes up "not found" in google, chances are they are not windows files.)
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