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Old 10-19-2008, 12:32 AM   #11
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Would system restore work?
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Old 10-19-2008, 12:41 AM   #12
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You can try. With the people who got the same spywayre, I don't think it worked. Ask Neodude112320. He had personal experience with it if I'm not mistaken.
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Old 10-19-2008, 04:22 AM   #13
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Try downloading an anti-virus on another computer and install it on the infected one.
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Old 10-19-2008, 05:14 AM   #14
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Have you tried in Safe Mode?
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Old 10-19-2008, 05:16 AM   #15
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If safe mode doesn't work, back up all your important stuff via another hard drive, flash drive, or CD/DVD's and reformat. It'll get rid of any viruses/spyware you have, but you have to start all over and reinstall everything you had before.
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:32 AM   #16
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Reformats sound a lot more "scary" than they really are.

If you computer has a CD/DVD burner, buy some CD-Rs/DVD-Rs and burn everything to them. Alternatively, you could use an external hard drive, or flash drive.

You need a Windows XP disc (and the serial that came with it). You put that in your drive, you restart and right when your computer is booting it should say something like "Press F12 for Boot Options" you press that, and you set the first (primary) boot device to your CD drive. Windows will boot from the disc, and you can begin installation. Make sure you format your drive with NTFS, which effectively deletes everything on the drive.

Realize that you will loose every single program on the machine. Make sure you can reinstall them.

Do you guys think he should use DBAN or a similar wiping device prior to installing XP?
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Old 10-19-2008, 06:54 PM   #17
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I have a hard time believing that the only solution is to reformat.

My computer works a lot better today. I used windows update and restored my computer to last Monday. I believe I found a way to remove XP Antispyware 2009. I can access most sites. But there is still a red X on my taskbar that says:

"Windows has detected spyware infection! It is recommended to use special antispyware tools to prevent data loss. Windows will now download and install the most up to date antispyware for you.Click here to protect your computer from spyware".

any other solutions? thanks
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:00 PM   #18
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Manual Antispyware XP 2009 Removal Instructions:

Stop Antispyware XP 2009 Processes:
AntispywarXP2009.exe
xp_antispyware.exe

Find and Delete Antispyware XP 2009 Files:
%profile%\application data\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009\as2008xp.exe
AntispywarXP2009.exe
setup_100527_3_.exe
%profile%\application data\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009\as2008xp.exe
setup_100527_3_.exe
AntispywarXP2009.exe
ntdll64.dll
setup.exe
%desktopdirectory%\AntispywarXP2009.lnk
%profile%\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\AntispywarXP2009.lnk
%programs%\antispyware 2008\AntispywarXP2009.lnk
ntdll64.dll
setup.exe
antispyware-2009.exe
_scui.cpl
avengn.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\xp_antispyware.exe
%programs%\xp_antispyware\uninstall.lnk
%programs%\xp_antispyware\xp_antispyware.lnk
%system%\_scui.cpl
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ msvcr80.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\pthreadvc2.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\uninstall.exe
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\wscui.cpl
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\xp_antispyware.cfg
wini10431.exe
xp_antispyware.exe
%desktopdirectory%\xp_antispyware.lnk
%profile%\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\xp_antispyware.lnk
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\avengn.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\comp.dat
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\data\daily.cvd
install.exe
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\htmlayout.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ microsoft.vc80.crt.manifest
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ msvcm80.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ msvcp80.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ msvcr80.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ msvcp80.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\microsoft.vc80.crt\ msvcm80.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\htmlayout.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\avengn.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\pthreadvc2.dll
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\uninstall.exe
%program_files%\xp_antispyware\xp_antispyware.exe
wini10431.exe
install.exe

Remove Antispyware XP 2009 Registry Values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\curre ntversion\run ieupdate
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009 lgid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009 lid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009 pid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009\2.1 installtime
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009\2.1 start counter
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\secure solutions\AntispywarXP2009\2.1\config
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:17 PM   #19
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Manual Antispyware XP 2009 Removal Instructions:

Stop Antispyware XP 2009 Processes:
AntispywarXP2009.exe
xp_antispyware.exe
Daayyaam xD

If you do it manually, make sure that you don't alter any other registry values. To get into the registry, open run and type regedit
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