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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby dan12 » March 5th, 2009, 4:38 am

  • Double-click OTMoveIt3.exe. (Vista users, please right click on OTMoveit3.exe and select "Run as an Administrator")
  • Copy the lines in the codebox below.
Code: Select all
:files 
c:\documents and settings\Denis\Application Data\uTorrent
c:\documents and settings\Nathalie\Application Data\uTorrent
c:\program files\DNA
    

  • Return to OTMoveIt3, right click in the Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved window (under the yellow bar) and choose Paste.
  • Click the red Moveit! button.
  • Copy everything in the Results window (under the green bar), and paste it in your next reply.
  • Close OTMoveIt3

Post the otmoveit report.

post one more HJT log and otmoveit report.
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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby platypus » March 5th, 2009, 1:38 pm

Hi Dan,

Im not sure I understand what you are referring to as OTMoveIt3.exe. Is it something that's already on my computer, or do I have to get it somewhere else?
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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby dan12 » March 5th, 2009, 2:05 pm

My apology I thought I had it on the system.
here you go :)

Download and Run OTMoveIt3

Download OTMoveIt3 by Old Timer and save it to your Desktop.
  • Double-click OTMoveIt3.exe. (Vista users, please right click on OTMoveit3.exe and select "Run as an Administrator")
  • Copy the lines in the codebox below.
Code: Select all
:files
c:\documents and settings\Denis\Application Data\uTorrent
c:\documents and settings\Nathalie\Application Data\uTorrent
c:\program files\DNA
    
    

  • Return to OTMoveIt3, right click in the Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved window (under the yellow bar) and choose Paste.
  • Click the red Moveit! button.
  • Copy everything in the Results window (under the green bar), and paste it in your next reply.
  • Close OTMoveIt3
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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby platypus » March 6th, 2009, 12:09 am

Here it is: :)

OTMoveIt3:

========== FILES ==========
c:\documents and settings\Denis\Application Data\uTorrent moved successfully.
c:\documents and settings\Nathalie\Application Data\uTorrent moved successfully.
c:\program files\DNA\plugins moved successfully.
c:\program files\DNA moved successfully.

OTMoveIt3 by OldTimer - Version 1.0.8.0 log created on 03052009_230421
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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby dan12 » March 6th, 2009, 6:01 am

CLEAN UP
Let's clear out the programs we've been using to clean up your computer, they are not suitable for general malware removal and could cause damage if used inappropriately.

  • Double-click OTMoveIt3.exe. (Vista users, please right click on OTMoveit3.exe and select "Run as an Administrator")
  • Click the CleanUp! button.
  • Select Yes when the "Begin cleanup Process?" prompt appears.
  • If you are prompted to Reboot during the cleanup, select Yes.
  • The tool will delete itself once it finishes, if not delete it by yourself.

let me know when done.
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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby platypus » March 6th, 2009, 11:26 am

Done!
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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby dan12 » March 6th, 2009, 12:02 pm

Well done for sticking with it.
Congratulations you are clean! :)
Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:

You don't need to put all of these programs on your system unlike your Antivirus and firewall of which you can only have one of each.
However you can have several Antimalware programs


Create a new System Restore Point
This is a good time to clear your existing system restore points and establish a new clean restore point:
  • Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore
  • Select Create a restore point, and Ok it.
  • Next, go to Start > Run and type in cleanmgr
  • Select the More options tab
  • Choose the option to clean up system restore and OK it.
This will remove all restore points except the new one you just created.

Here are some free programs I recommend that could help you improve your computer's security.

Spybot Search and Destroy 1.6.2
Download it from here. Just choose a mirror and off you go.
Find here the tutorial on how to use Spybot properly here
Find here changes from older version 1.4 here

Install Spyware Guard
Download it from here
Find here the tutorial on how to use Spyware Guard here

Install SpyWare Blaster
Download it from here
Find here the tutorial on how to use Spyware Blaster here

Install WinPatrol
Download it from here
Here you can find information about how WinPatrol works here

Install FireTrust SiteHound
You can find information and download it from here

Install MVPS Hosts File from here
The MVPS Hosts file replaces your current HOSTS file with one containing well know ad sites etc. Basically, this prevents your computer from connecting to those sites by redirecting them to 127.0.0.1 which is your local computer.
Find Tutorial here : http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

Update your Antivirus programs and other security products regularly to avoid new threats that could infect your system.
You can use one of these sites to check if any updates are needed for your pc.
Secunia Software Inspector
F-secure Health Check

Visit Microsoft often to get the latest updates for your computer.
http://www.update.microsoft.com

Please check out Tony Klein's article here

Read some information here how to prevent Malware.

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Please take the time to tell us what you would like to be done about the people who are behind all the problems you have had. We can only get something done about this if the people that we help, like you, are prepared to complain. We have a dedicated forum for collecting these complaints called Malware Complaints. Please register there first! Then follow the instructions.

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Happy safe surfing!

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Re: Got nailed with spyware last week...

Unread postby NonSuch » March 8th, 2009, 5:41 pm

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