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The free Malware bytes program which you recommended is in the process of running and has already found 4 objects infected. Now, I ask you all to assist me in removing this malware once and for all. All you have to do is quickly go to run and type msconfig right as your computer boots up. Mail Scanner;c:\program files\alwil software\avast4\ashMaiSv.exe [2009-2-15 254040]S3 avast! weblink

I'm Ltangelic and I'll be helping you fix your computer problem.Before we proceed, here are some things that you can take note of so that the cleaning up process will be Antivirus Soft associated files and registry values: In Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random]sysguard.exe C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random].exe C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random]sftav.exe In Windows Vista & 7: C:\Users\[Username]\AppData\Local\[random]\[random]sysguard.exe Someone please post something about how these things are able to get around running legit antivirus programs and my firewall and if there's anything you can do to prevent them? I hope someone figures this out soon because this is annoying.

February 2, 2010 at 3:24 AM Anonymous said... Thank you so much!! Try to repair the system if you have Vista DVD.

Using the site is easy and fun. I guess we just have to wait until anti-malware software manufacturers will add new malicious files in their databases. On a full scan with latest update turned up nothing. John Bernabeo: 7 years ago Vipe ver 3.1.2848 from Sunbelt software did not pick this up.

When I rebooted in normal mode and ran spybot it did not find it but the malware is still on computer as it keeps popping up. Although I have Avast! Just no connection to web pages. Scan Your PC for Free Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scannerto Detect Antivirus Soft * SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection.

Infected with Antivirus Soft? February 7, 2010 at 11:06 PM Anonymous said... Followed your instructions to go into safe mode, disable proxy server for LAN, hunted down new .exe files in the spot you recommended, then search & destroy registry for avsoft and You should still scan your computer with an anti-malware application.

thanks for any help February 26, 2010 at 9:55 PM Michelle said... I got this too, I haven't been able to pick it up with Malbytes! :( February 4, 2010 at 7:37 AM Anonymous said... If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead. Thank you!

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Go To Topic Listing Malware Removal Self-Help Guides Recently Browsing 0 members No registered It would have warned you before the rogue could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.Technical details for expertsSigns in a HijackThis log:R1 - A+++ What a great thread thanks so much for the information this took just about 2 hours to clean at 1AM when i was just getting my gaming on! :( But Also, I can't get to the internet in Safe Mode with Networking.

February 1, 2010 at 6:00 AM Anonymous said... MalWare fails to update when I go to update it. In some cases that works perfectly. Can't Remove Malware?

I worry about the ID theft issues too. Please do NOT attempt to run any tools or do any fixing on your own unless I tell you to, this will avoid any confusion that can occur during the cleaning I will keep you all posted.

This thing BITES.

February 8, 2010 at 2:44 PM Anonymous said... The following files may be downloaded to an infected computer:[4] MSASetup.exe MSA.exe MSA.cpl MSx.exe Depending on the variant, the files have different names and therefore can appear or be labeled differently. Be sure to stay up-to-date on emerging threats. It was in c:\WINDOWS\Prefetch and in App Data under ggryoc\tivmsftav.exe in the Doc & Settings.I'm not a techie, but so far this is working for me.

Tapping f8 does nothing for me. February 1, 2010 at 11:10 PM Admin said... So far, so good. Notice that the word type is different than what Internet Explorer usually uses.

You can try to remove it manually, but I think it will block Task Manager and other useful Windows tools to stop you.