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win-medfos a virus HELP

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by razzle51, Feb 1, 2013.

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  1. razzle51

    razzle51 Thread Starter

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    hOW do I get rid of this virus ??? It is on my desktop which is windows vista , using dsl
     
  2. CatByte

    CatByte Malware Specialist

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    Please do the following:

    Download the appropriate version for your system of the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.


    Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.

    Enter System Recovery Options.

    To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:
    • Restart the computer.
    • As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.
    • Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.
    • Choose your language settings, and then click Next.
    • Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
    • Select your user account and click Next.
    To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:
    • Insert the installation disc.
    • Restart your computer.
    • If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.
    • Click Repair your computer.
    • Choose your language settings, and then click Next.
    • Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
    • Select your user account an click Next.
    On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:

      • Startup Repair
        System Restore
        Windows Complete PC Restore
        Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
        Command Prompt
    • Select Command Prompt
    • In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.
    • The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.
    • Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.
    • In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 bit version type e:\frst64) and press Enter
      Note: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.
    • The tool will start to run.
    • When the tool opens click Yes to the disclaimer.
    • Place a check next to List Drivers MD5 as well as the default check marks that are already there
    • Press Scan button.
    • type exit and reboot the computer normally
    • FRST will make a log (FRST.txt) on the flash drive, please copy and paste the log in your reply.
     
  3. CatByte

    CatByte Malware Specialist

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    die to lack of feedback, I am unsubscribing from this topic

    If you still need assistance with your machine

    please start a new topic

    Thank-you
     
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