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 Malware removal guide

This is a Malware Removal guide for XP Home or XP Pro:

Enable viewing of hidden files, system files and file extensions. To do this go to My Documents and click on the Tools menu and then click on folder options. Click the "VIEW" tab and select "Show hidden files" and click OK.

Run Ccleaner to clean out temporary files.

Now run combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

Now install, configure and run Spybot – Search & Destroy.

Now install, configure and run AVG AntiSpyware.

If you have Windows XP Home.
If you have Windows XP Professional
If you have Windows 2000.

Now download mgtools.exe and extract it into the Local disc (C:)

Now run the MGTools.exe program by double clicking on it. It will also automatically extract a bunch of files into this folder. You will notice a

command prompt window open and messages will appear in this window. This window will close when the scans are complete for all Win 2K and XP users. You may see a popup window with a license agreement for TrendMicro HijackThis. Make sure you click the I Accept button. If you see HijackThis open and/or a log from HijackThis open in notepad, just close HijackThis and the notepad window.

Toggle system restore if malware had been found during the cleaning procedures. Right click on MY COMPUTER and go to properties... Then go to System restore and uncheck the box that says monitoring....

Do this in Safe mode (F8 When restarting computer) and try all steps again if still having problems..

03/04/08  06:32pm


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