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antimalware doctor virus

by k9mom007 / September 7, 2010 9:57 AM PDT

somehow, my normally really sharp father got himself a really bad virus, antimalware doctor. I did some research and followed steps to a T trying to remove it.This virus has his computer all but stopped. He tried to use his restore disc and it won't even let him run that. Question: can you use the restore disc in safe mode. I am able to get some programs to run in safe mode, and used the removal tools from safe mode, but the virus was still there.

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Safe mode with networking.
by mopscare42 / September 7, 2010 10:49 AM PDT

See if you can download and run Malwarebytes' from safe mode with networking.
A friend had that same malware and we got it removed by doing that.
What OS is on the computer?.
When you say "restore disc" does that mean the recovery discs that comes with some computers? If so, put the disc in, shut the computer down, turn it back on and see if it will boot from the CD/DVD drive.
Getting those things anymore is pretty easy.
I was researching a airfield in Kuwait on Google and one tried to install itself, but Norton 360 caught it.

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did that!
by k9mom007 / September 7, 2010 7:32 PM PDT

I did run Malwarebytes from safemode....found a few things but upon reboot same problem. He's running xp pro, service pack 3.
I will tell him to try to boot from the disc, and yes, the disc is the recovery disc that came with the computer.

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See This Thread About The Same Issue..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 8, 2010 12:49 AM PDT
In reply to: did that!
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