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The instruction at "0x75606eb5" referenced memory at "0x0000

by jimaluko / March 18, 2009 4:18 AM PDT

The instruction at "0x75606eb5" referenced memory at "0x00000008". The memory could not be "read". Click on OK to terminate the program.

So I got nailed with this yesterday. It hijacked my computer, flashing the above message whenever I tried to load a new anti spyware program, or run an update, changed my taskbar to a white, older style, disabled my sound (not bleeps), and finally killed my internet connection. I tried booting into safe mode using F8, but after flashing a bunch of lines on a black screen, it froze and I had to manually power down, I tried this repeatedly.

I managed to install Malwarebytes before the connection was gone by renaming the .exe file, ran it and it found 13 files, I had it remove them and reboot, but on reboot the system froze up and I had to manually shut down and restart with the power button. I tried but couldn't install Super Anti Spyware. I was able to run the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool by renaming the .exe, and after a 2 hour scan it found and removed a trojan, I think it was Trojan:WinNT/Alureon.C.

After removing this and rebooting, the Windows Classic white toolbar was gone, and I was able to install SuperAntiSpyware. After a long scan it only found AdAware tracking cookies. I tried to update Malwarebytes, but it said there was either no internet connection, or my firewall was blocking it. I checked my firewall and it was off, I turned it back on and tried to make Antimalwarebytes and exception, but it wouldn't let me.

So I still can't connect to the internet in order to update Malwarebytes or AntiSuperSpyware or Antivir, which would hopefully knock out the rest of the junk. I'm not sure where to go from here.

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SuperAntiSpyware could not repair the connection
by jimaluko / March 18, 2009 5:12 AM PDT

I tried to open superantispyware preferences, go to the repairs tab, scrolled down, clicked the "repair broken network connection (winsock)..." clicked "perform repair". Once done restarted and tried the internet. It was still unable to connect.

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virus is back
by jimaluko / March 18, 2009 7:16 AM PDT

I tried uninstalling the dual band pci wireless and when attempting to reinstall after rebooting my task bar went white in the old windows classic style again. Now when I go to control panel, the firewall is off and when I try to turn it on, it says unable to configure. Also, when I try to enable the wireless connection it's unable. It cannot find the network.

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Was finally able to boot in safe mode
by jimaluko / March 18, 2009 8:06 AM PDT
In reply to: virus is back

I copied the latest Malwarebytes and AntiSuperspyware updates onto a cd on another computer and added them to mine in safe mode. I am now running new scans in safe mode and hoping they find something.

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Trojan.agent C:\WINDOWS\System 32\gaopdxcounter
by jimaluko / March 18, 2009 9:50 AM PDT

I ran an updated Malwarebytes in safe mode, and after an 1 and 20 minute full scan, it found and removed a Trojan.agent C:\WINDOWS\System 32\gaopdxcounter. I'm now running an updated SuperAntiSpyware scan in safe mode.

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good gried
by jimaluko / March 18, 2009 12:38 PM PDT

an updated SuperAntiSpyware found nothing in a safe mode scan, now rescanning with the latest Microsoft Malcious Software Removal tool, thinking of adding Spywareterminator, Dr. Web, and PCtools into the mix...or should I just give up?

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by jimaluko / March 19, 2009 1:19 AM PDT
In reply to: good gried

I downloaded the latest Microsoft Malicious Software Removal tool on another computer, burned it onto cd, updated my computer with it in safe mode and after a full scan it found and removed a trojan which I think was Trojan:Win32/Alureon.C. I'm now running a full Dr. Web scan in safe mode, so far it found and deleted 3 BackDoor.Tdss.106 files in thetmp14.tmp, tmp20.tmp and tmp16.tmp folders

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by jimaluko / March 19, 2009 2:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Trojan:Win32/Alureon.C

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