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Once it is deleted, download the following HOSTS file that corresponds to your version of Windows and save it in the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc folder. I think this has fixed problem. Download this file - combofix.exe* Open notepad - don't use any other text editor than notepad or the script will fail.Copy/paste the text in the quote box below into notepad:REGISTRY::[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayRSAlert][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayScanFinished][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayScanFinishedThreatFound][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayScanStarted][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayUpdEnd][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayUpdEndFail][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\avgtrayUpdStart][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\avgtray][-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Avg][-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\AVG9 Run the scan to ensure you are no longer infected with any other viruses besides the one you already removed.

Then go to HKeyCurrentUser - Software - Microsoft - Windows - CurrentVersion - RunOnce and remove the entry. You need to rename the nPiNb05700.exe file as instructed in the guide. The Basics System Tool 2011 infects a computer as a virus. Jump to content Malware Removal Self-Help Guides Existing user?

that combo seemed to work but wow. Thank you very much indeed to the OP.You must have saved hundreds if not thousands of people pulling their hair out!Malwarebytes worked for me. I am not savvy enough. used a registry key but did not fix the problem, so i did the "alternate system tool removal" and found it easily.

February 4, 2011 at 8:57 AM Anonymous said... Guess I caught it fast enough cause so far I have not located any changed registry entries, only a few more shortcuts pointing to that folder. It just sits there and runs, but never fully turns on. From the top, click on edit, and scroll to 'find' Type in the file name you noted earlier, and click find next.

Sometimes it will even shut down. Luckily my system restore point was 24 hours earlier and it worked. They then inform the user that he or she needs to pay money to register the software to remove these non-existent threats. Get More Info I have run Malwarebytes in safe mode but it finds no infections allso in safe mode with networking i have run Trends HouseCall allso comes back clean but it most definatly

saved my saturday night... Please follow the removal instructions below. The folder was hidden, so I took Tonycdrive's advice, which enabled me to see the folder. Now click on the Lan Settings button as designated by the blue arrow above.

System Tool 2011 » Download System Tool Removal Software You need to remove System Tool 2011 as soon as you can. more info here Use caution when opening attachments and accepting file transfers. I removed them all and the icon went away after rebooting. safe mode and hijack this seemed to do the trick.

Earlier I have tried Malwarebytes but it didnt helped...but the other way it done the magic. this content tea Please make a donation so I can keep helping people just like you.Every little bit helps! We work in a law office and he has all his clients paperwork on his computer. I'm not very knowledgeable with computers but by following the instructions and suggestions posted here, I was able to get rid of the System Tool malware.

OR you may download Process Explorer and end System Tool process: [SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe, i.e. Install a good anti-spyware software When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example System Tool 2011, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically Your data is still available for forensics, and in some cases For your boss, your friends, your wife, your children. weblink I have been struggling with this for two days.

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Thank you!

I gave one of them to this nonsense malware and then I was able to run my other executables. Could it be possible to get this malware by simply visiting a friend's profile on ? Such advice not being forthcoming quickly enough, I found your site and, after viewing your video and users' comments several times, proceeded accordingly and, surprisingly, managed to fix the problem myself I was alerted by Chase Bank security within three hours where I found out I fu-ked up!

Thank you so much for the tips! Quote on Notepad is saved as Quote. The scan will show you ALL file paths to any left over threats so you can manually remove them. check over here didnt need iexplore in safe mode, but ran it to double check.

Life saver indeed!ReplyDeleteRaymondFebruary 14, 2011 at 2:25 AMlt worked fine for me too, phew what a relief, to get into safe mode do a fresh bootup and whilst you have the But there is no folder for "System Tool". Actually the malware is resides in c:\documents and settings\all users\application Data\[Folder name with weired name]\foldername.exe.I have deleted the folder using safemode...thats it..everything gone. thanks for all your help and support!!

After reading the posts of others on here, this is how I got rid of System Tool: I simply resarted my computer in safe mode. (by tapping F8 as the computer February 26, 2011 at 2:53 AM Anonymous said... LadyT The quickest way to remove system tool virus is to go into your files and delete the one that doesnt belong. A tutorial on how to use Secunia PSI to scan for vulnerable programs can be found here: How to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs using Secunia Personal Software Inspector Your computer

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math. We now need to delete the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\HOSTS file. Note to those on Norton, please remove it instantly!

Just look at the images on the Home Page to see what threats are similar. Is there any scans I can use without money being involved? CLick Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software). March 11, 2011 at 3:35 PM Admin said...

Malware was then permanently gone.Thanks guys for above comments.Matthew February 25, 2011 at 5:33 PM thecenterofhappinessisi said... You guys are awesome you saved me a great deal of trouble thanks everyone December 30, 2010 at 5:25 PM Anonymous said...