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Solved: Unkown virus

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by leebra, Oct 10, 2008.

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  1. leebra

    leebra Thread Starter

    Mar 21, 2008
    I was given a system to fix yesterday and was told it had a virus and would not start. ( i just hate it when you just dont get any answers beyond i dont know)

    after some hard work i got the system to final boot up. this virus has disable AVG 8 that was running on the computer and has prevented me from installing any other anti virus software. I have been able to do a prevx scan which came up with the following entry's


    I believe a rootkit is at the bottom of this but i cant find a reference to the above in any data base so far.
    over behavior that iv noticed is that it has hijacked the desktop wall paper settings with a mock windows warning message telling me i have virtumonde an privacy remover. on top of that the screen saver now shows XP start up screen and random BoD

    I have not done a hijackis scan yet as im not sore this is the right step to take yet, any help with this announces would be greatly appreciated
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