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VirTool : WinNT/Mader.A

by satern13 / July 17, 2007 1:09 PM PDT

My computer has been taken over by this virus. Windows Onecare scan tells me it is stored here c:\windows\system32\drivers\core.sys

Cannot be removed by windows onecare, windows defender doesn't even find it and clamwin doesn't find it. Running windows xp, help with removing please!

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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 17, 2007 3:24 PM PDT
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You can also try
by Donna Buenaventura / July 18, 2007 4:49 PM PDT
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by satern13 / July 22, 2007 8:55 AM PDT
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I actually ran the onecare scan in safemode and it still could not remove it. And I thought I tried the hijack this and it didn't even detect it. But I will try again.

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Did you post the HijackThis log
by Donna Buenaventura / July 23, 2007 5:41 AM PDT
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in forums that Marianna has in the link?

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by satern13 / July 23, 2007 12:04 PM PDT

The Super anti-spyware program worked great. Removed and quarantined things that windows defender and onecare didn't even find. Thanx

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Glad to hear it worked for you.
by Donna Buenaventura / July 23, 2007 4:33 PM PDT
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You're welcome. We're happy to help. Happy

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by Alfonso Ciampa / July 26, 2007 1:07 PM PDT
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You're welcome Alfonso!
by Donna Buenaventura / July 26, 2007 2:27 PM PDT
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Good to know SUPERAntiSpyware took care of it also Happy

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by kwerkema / October 2, 2007 1:38 PM PDT
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Ok I am so not computer literate but I have had a horrible virus which allowed many pop up many many pop up I could not get rid of this and almost cancelled my internet. My computer was super slow as well. I looked up the virus and came up with this website/blog. I down loaded the super Anti spyware. I am so incredibly happy. My computer has no pop ups and runs as fast as DSL should run. It is awesome. Thanks for giving the advice to the previous person who asked about this virus. Windows live care could not quarantine the virus. SUPERAntiSpyware found 183 potentially harmful files and removed all of them....thanks again

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(NT) Good to hear that SUPERAntispyware help you too :-)
by Donna Buenaventura / October 3, 2007 1:01 AM PDT
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