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Removing Adware.Virtumondo and a trojan

1ddqd1ddqd Registered User regular
So I got myself infected and now I'm trying to clean it. I've run the following, but I can't seem to purge it.

(In Order)
Normal Mode, right when infection alert happened: shift+delete origination file.
Download HijackThis, run scan, save logfile, remove some things, reboot

Safe Mode
Trend Micro Scan, removed 15 files.
HijackThis, run scan, save logfile, remove some things again, reboot

Safe Mode
Trend Micro Scan - clean

Normal Mode
Download Ad-aware, update definitions, run full scan
Download Spybot S&D, update definititions, immunize, reboot, scan in safe mode.

This is where the system is atm. Any thoughts? Ad-aware found 2 infections that were minor, but the thing about this variant is that my background is a nasty "Windows Warning" fake alert.

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  • finalflight89finalflight89 Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    You need VundoFix. Run it in safe mode, I'd say about 3 or so times. Overkill? Maybe.

    Man, I got Virtumundo once, and it was a bitch to remove.

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  • 1ddqd1ddqd Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I ran Vundofix in safe mode 3 times, nothing. This was after Adaware. Then, after VF, I ran Spybot and found another variant.

    I'm going to back things up to an external drive, scan it in ubuntu, then reformat my Vista partition. My time is too valuable to worry about this crap.

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