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[SOLVED] used spybot

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by sirsleepy, Jan 23, 2003.

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  1. sirsleepy

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    now i can't goto the brilliant digital web site any way i can still go there?
     
  2. mViOkPe

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    Yes, you can restore the files from 'recovery' or you can reinstall Kazaa or whatever other thing you have that hosts this garbage.
     
  3. suzi

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    If you are using Zazaa, you might want to consider getting rid of it and using Kazaa Lite or another file sharing program that is free of spyware. See this list:

    http://www.spywareinfo.com/articles/p2p/

    Read this article too:

    http://www.imilly.com/kazaa.htm

    If you continue to use Kazaa, you are very likely to encounter many problems with your computer. Just FYI.
     
  4. sirsleepy

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    i did get rid of it but i had to reinstall it to uninstall it cause another thread said that was the only way to delete c:\windows\bde folder it keeps comming up file in use ...
     
  5. brendandonhu

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    Brilliant Digital is spyware. If you use spybot I don't know why you would want to go to their website, but Spybot has a Restore feature you can use to undo anything it did.
     
  6. $teve

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    get rid of everything bde:

    BDE/B3D Projector/Brilliant removal instructions

    Do a file search for bde*.* in your Windows system directory.
    Search and destroy the following:
    c:\Windows\BDE (the folder and everything in it)
    c:\Windows\Temp\Brilliant (the folder and everything in it)
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdedata2.dll
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdedownloader.dll
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdefdi.dll
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdeinsta2.dll
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdeinstall.exe
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdesecureinstall.cab
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdesecureinstall.exe
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdeverify.dll
    c:\Windows\SYSTEM\bdeverify.exe

    Now fire up Regedit and delete the following trails:
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.b3ds HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\b3ds_auto_file
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\BDESmartInstaller.BDESmartInstaller
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\BDESmartInstaller.BDESmartInstaller.1
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{67925165-C4B6-11D2-B9C6-0000E84F59A6}
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{82FC7881-AACC-11D2-B9C6-0000E842E40A}
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Brilliant Digital Entertainment
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Zupdate

    Additionally, the B3D Projector configures itself to update silently at system startup.
    To remove this (yes, not even this is removed at uninstall), delete the b3dUpdate value at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software \Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
     
  7. sirsleepy

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    thanks for all your help love this site. it's the most useful thing i have ever seen on the net in 6 years you guys are well lets just say you should get paid for this... But i'm glad it's free.....
     
  8. fastednj

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    while we are on the subject, I used spyware nuker and it cleaned my machine of spyware alright, but in doing so deleted critical os files and I had to end up with a complete reinstall. So before I kill Imesh on both of my other machines (xp and w2000pro) can someone suggest a safe way to do this. Is uninstall sufficient? Is spybot safe? Are there any issues with firewall programs?
     
  9. mViOkPe

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  10. fastednj

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    YOu are absolutely correct. Now that I have joined this forum, I hope to get good advice, including yours.
     
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