WIN7 virus

alanchakhin

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Bad luck. Got a virus and CMD.exe keep popping out.
I suspect it was due to a .jpg file in the temporary internet file of IE
I've downloaded 4 different anti-virus softwares and trojan remover but none of them is useful.
All the helping site on the internet is dealing with WIN XP, what should I do for my WIN 7...?
 

dextermat

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Hi,

Did you try a sysytem restore ?

if not try malware bytes - anti malware.

if non of this work, maybe get the hard drive in an other computer and run scan.

Else might want to format and reinstall windows
 

daysyang

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get a antivirus software(avast, ms security essential, etc...) only use 1 av or it will slow down your system, malwarebytes, and rkill... boot into windows safe mode with networking, run rkill first, install your software/update, run scans.
 

egilbe

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you should be able to scan in safemode. Press f8 at startup. Run your antivirus scan and stop using IE. Find another browser
 

th3parasit3

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Reinstall your OS.

You may spend 6-20 hours trying to remove the thing... running three different scans, blowing up your registry, trying to fix it and it might just pop up again because you missed a file.

You never know what those malware programs leave behind... even when you think you cleaned it all up.

Try Hirens BootCD... load up the mini-Windows. Save your important files to a external drive. DO NOT USE SAFE MODE FOR DATA RECOVERY.

Start making monthly back ups of your computer using the Windows imaging software or use EASEUS Todo (freeware @CNET).

If you do any web browsing that... well may be you shouldn't go to that site... then create a bootable USB with Ubuntu on it and save your primary OS from such abuse.

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Before you wipe out your previous OS... try using Magic Jelly Bean to recover your software keys. Try it in safemode with networking (so you can download it).
 

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