need help removing virus!

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Feb 19, 2009

need help removing virus! by esoterica at 1:08 PM (826 Views / 0 Likes) 3 replies

  1. esoterica
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    Member esoterica GBAtemp Regular

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    Not sure how this happened, I think I was trying to view a video and it asked me to download a codec and stupidly I did and it installed this trojan. I can't seem to remove it with Spybot, everytime I do and I rescan it, it's back along with a few additional ones. Whenever I try to open a folder, it just opens up my browser and takes me to a Google search with methods to remove it. It's kind of misleading. What do I do?
     
  2. strata8

    Member strata8 Look! A pointless distraction!

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    You should probably check this topic, as there were many suggestions in there:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=135505

    Sorry if this is a bit of a stupid reply, but it's all I've got [​IMG]

    Also, make sure you turn off you internet connection while you are removing the virus.
     
  3. RupeeClock

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    For real, check out that thread, they really did help me out.

    Installing Avast and letting it do a scan before Windows boots is great! And Malware Bytes was a superb program.

    Just, don't, use, Norton, good lord.
     
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    Ok, I finally removed it with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Good program btw, I tried scanning with some other programs and it didn't pick up those files. Wow, that was really annoying. I shouldn't go to sketchy porn sites anymore.
     

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