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Explorer Open/Save MRU list - removed from the registry. Also please describe how your computer behaves at the moment. Proud graduate of TC/WTT Classroom Back to top #7 LDTate LDTate Forum God Root Admin 57,136 posts Posted 22 January 2006 - 09:24 PM Glad we could be of assistance. Warning: Your computer may have critical errors in registry and file system!

arghhhh! Performing Repairs to the registry. Affected platforms: MS-DOS; Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95/3.X; IISFirst detected on:Oct. 7, 2006Detection updated on:Nov. 6, 2009StatisticsNoProactive protection:Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies Brief Description     WinFixer2006 belongs to the category of Potentially Unwanted Programs, also known as Attempting to delete C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini2 Has been deleted! http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f100/winfixer2006-how-do-i-get-rid-of-this-horrible-thing-95036.html

Keep your system up to date and run Adaware & Spybot, once a week works, and hopefully you will be ok from here on. They are not only usually of no use, but often have malware in them. Please advise.

Everything appears fine for the most part. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion winfixer 2006 by onecup / February 28, Click Apply, and then click OK. Then click Save report Please post that log in your next reply along with the vundofix.txt and a New HijackThis log. __________________ Member of UNITE since 2006 Microsoft MVP - 2010,

Select option #4 - Add the old porn sites domain, by typing 4 Update all these programs regularly. Explorer Last Visited MRU list - removed from the registry. I will do that and resend with the req'd info. 03-29-2006, 09:34 PM #3 Bizzymumma Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2006 Posts: 12 OS: XP OK. get redirected here We have a near new Dell that we are runnning Norton Internet security 2006 but somehow thisMalware got around it .

Antimalware. I was so pleased that I had to let you guys know. So should I disable all of them except Norton? Create a new System Restore point Click Start >> Run - type SYSDM.CPL & press Enter * Select the System Restore Tab * Tick on the checkbox - "Turn off System

  1. I've run the following utilities thus far: Microsoft AntiSpyware, Norton AntiVirus 2005, AdAware SE, SpyBot, eWidow, A Squared, Trojan Hunter, FixVundo.exe, & CCleaner.
  2. We find that WinFixer 2005 and WinFixer 2006 are badware because they do not provide users with their licensing agreements during installation, they make exaggerated claims of "severe system threats" to
  3. C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtstr.dll C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.bak1 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.bak2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.tmp C:\WINDOWS\system32\gebyv.dll C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.bak1 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.bak2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.tmp C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtstr.dll C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.bak2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.tmp C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtstv.ini2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtstr.dll Attempting to delete C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtstr.dll C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtstr.dll Could not be deleted.
  4. Thank you so much for a great product.

The pop up window also contains a false security warning message: This site might require the following ActiveX control: 'WinFixer2006FreeInstall.cab' from 'WinSoftware Corporation, Inc.'. Go Here No more WinFixer or the like, just an occassional pop-up related to the websites I was visiting during my trial run. Turn your computer back on. Search Assistant MRU list - removed from the registry.

Table of Contents About This Windows Security Book Windows 8: System Security Review Windows 8: System Security Protection Windows 8 System Recovery Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection Windows 7: System Here's your reports: VundoFix V4.2.42 Checking Java version... WinFixer2006Threat LevelDamageDistribution At a glance Tech details | Solution Common name:WinFixer2006Technical name:Application/WinFixer2006Threat level:MediumType:Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)Effects:   It is a Potentially Unwanted Program, which can affect the users' consent, awarenes or Cluster headaches forced retirement of Tom in 2007, and the site was renamed "What the Tech".

folders' is never checked. I also have Spyware Blaster continually running. It requires you to manually reboot to restore your normal windows desktop. Here's my HJT log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 4:06:58 PM, on 1/22/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe

Then keep the definitions updated regularly, and scan often.(For GeorgeG. Microsoft firewall only checks items coming in, not going out, so IMO, that does 1/2 the job. Oh man, it got rid of all the malware gamevance.

Please use the removal guide in the link below to remove these infections.

How can I clean this computer up? Note: In the case of complex viruses that can replicate themselves, malware files can reappear in the same locations even after you have deleted those files and restarted your computer. There are may faces to this virus, but one that will always show itself is the popup telling you to install Winfixer to get rid of all the prblems you are Under Temporary Internet Files, click the Delete Files button.

Should I continue with removal? Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Please re-read the forum policies.)Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Panda will get rid of it quickly by goldengreeke / February 28, 2006 8:31 PM PST In reply It just says "Safe Mode" in each corner of the display.

I can pull up Task Manager w/ Ctrl+Alt+Del, but that's it. To delete all other references to Uninstall WinFixer 2006.lnk, repeat steps 4-6. Not to get too far off the subject here, but is it possible to have "too much protection"? It is critical to have both a firewall and anti virus to protect your system.

Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box. Please take a look at these well written articles: HOW DID I GET INFECTED IN THE FIRST PLACE? Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. When I went to follow the directions to the "msconfig" it said that it didn't know this file so I just ran the HiJackThis and came up with the following log,

Telnet's MRU list - removed from the registry. There are three options in the window to clear the cache - Leave ALL 3 CheckedDownloaded Applets Downloaded Applications Other Files Click OK on Delete Temporary Files Window Note: This deletes Username Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy x48h OFFERIf you're Thanks again for your help, Here are my logs as requested: Virtmundo Log [01/21/2006, 22:13:07] - VirtumundoBeGone v1.5 ( "C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\YWXMBOVW\VirtumundoBeGone[1].exe" ) [01/21/2006, 22:13:15] - User choose NOT to continue.

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