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Ashleshy
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« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2013, 03:29:52 PM »

here you go

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.


C:\Windows\system32>dir G: /a
 Volume in drive G has no label.
 Volume Serial Number is ACCC-1A65

 Directory of G:\

10/05/2013  05:51 PM    <DIR>           
10/05/2013  06:04 PM                 0 autorun.inf
10/05/2013  06:04 PM             5,605 ~$WX.FAT
10/05/2013  06:04 PM            14,120 desktop.ini
10/05/2013  06:04 PM             5,609 Thumbs.db
               4 File(s)         25,334 bytes
               1 Dir(s)   6,096,928,768 bytes free

C:\Windows\system32>
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« Reply #16 on: October 14, 2013, 05:13:12 PM »

Hi Ashleshy

I'm going to refer you to another forum, Bleeping Computer, for help with the USB problem. The system looks clean of malware.   

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/138/external-hardware/

Include a link back to this tiopic if need be.

Let me know you've seen this and we'll finish up here.


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« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2013, 05:34:54 PM »

Thanks Melboy..I was finally able to retirve the data from the USB while searching on the web for some potential solutions and one of them worked...
Thanks again for your help...Much appreciated  Smiley  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2013, 01:03:30 PM »

Hi

That's good news.


Uninstall Combofix

We Need to Remove ComboFix

  • Press the Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the Run command box.
  • Enter "ComboFix /uninstall" (without quotes). Note the space between "ComboFix" and "/uninstall", it needs to be there.

  • Press OK (Or hit enter).
  • Allow ComboFix to remove itself.
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Note: If at any stage you have problems removing combofix, please inform me before continuing.


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Your log now appears to be clean. Congratulations!
This is my general post for when your logs show no more signs of malware Wink - Please let me know if you still are having problems with your computer and what these problems are.


General Security and Computer Health
Below are some steps to follow in order to dramatically lower the chances of reinfection. You may have already implemented some of the steps below, however you should follow any steps that you have not already implemented.


Enable UAC

The User Account Control (UAC) helps protect your PC against malicious software.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/user-account-control

  • Click on Start > Control Panel.
  • In the search box, type uac, and then click Change User Account Control settings.
  • Move the slider to choose when you want to be notified (I recommend at least the Default level).
  • Click OK.
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  • Make sure that you keep your antivirus updated
    New viruses come out every minute, so it is essential that you have the latest signatures for your antivirus program to provide you with the best possible protection from malicious software.
    Note: You should only have one antivirus installed at a time. Having more than one antivirus program installed at once is likely to cause conflicts and may well decrease your overall protection as well as impairing the performance of your PC.

  • Security Updates for Windows, Internet Explorer & Microsoft Office
    Whenever a security problem in its software is found, Microsoft will usually create a patch so that after the patch is installed, attackers can't use the vulnerability to install malicious software on your PC.  Keeping up with these patches will help to prevent malicious software being installed on your PC. Manually check for Windows updates via Start > All Programs > Windows Update > In the left pane, click Check for updates, and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your PC, or visit the Microsoft Update site on a regular basis.
    Note: The update process uses ActiveX, so you will need to use internet explorer for it and allow the ActiveX control to install.

  • Update Non-Microsoft Programs
    Microsoft isn't the only company whose products can contain security vulnerabilities.  To check whether other programs running on your PC are in need of an update, you can use the Secunia Software Inspector - I suggest that you run it at least once a month.


    Recommended Programs

    I would recommend the download and installation of some or all of the following programs (if not already present), and the updating of them on a regular basis.

    • WinPatrol
      As a robust security monitor, WinPatrol will alert you to hijackings, malware attacks and critical changes made to your computer without your permission.  WinPatrol takes snapshot of your critical system resources and alerts you to any changes that may occur without your knowledge.  For more information, please visit HERE.

    • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
      Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is an anti-malware application that can thoroughly remove even the most advanced malware. You can find a tutorial HERE. As you already have Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware on board I would keep it regularly updated and run regular quick scans with it. The Full version can be used as an addition to an anti-virus & includes a number of features, including a built in protection monitor that blocks malicious processes before they even start.
      It's IP Protection provides an additional layer of security for your computer, by preventing access to known malicious IP addresses and IP ranges. You can now trial the full versions features within the program. Click the Protection Tab to see.  

    • Hosts File
      For added protection you may also like to add a host file.  A simple explanation of what a Hosts file does is HERE and for more information regarding host files read HERE.


      Finally I am trying to make one point very clear. It is absolutely essential to keep all of your security programs up to date.

      Also please read this great article by Tony Klein So How Did I Get Infected In First Place

      I'd be grateful if you could reply to this post so that I know you have read it and, if you've no other questions, the thread can be closed.

      Happy surfing and stay clean!




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« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2013, 09:27:39 AM »




As this issue appears resolved this Topic is now closed.

The fixes and advice in this thread are for this machine only. Do not apply the instructions from this thread to your own machine.

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