TechSpot

Got nailed by Starburn

Inactive
By Zaune
Oct 23, 2012
  1. Followed all the steps in a previous thread dealing with it, up until the part where I'm supposed to C&P some stuff into OTL's "custom fix" box that was obviously specific to the user's machine. Little help, please?
     

    Attached Files:

  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

    Welcome aboard [​IMG]

    Please, observe following rules:
    • Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
    • If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
    • Please refrain from running any tools, fixes or applying any changes to your computer other than those I suggest.
    • Never run more than one scan at a time.
    • Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
    • The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
    • If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
    • I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.

    ===============================

    Start with reading forum rules: http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/read-this-or-you-might-not-get-help.182638/
     
  3. Zaune

    Zaune TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Heh. Sorry, I found this place by searching for "Starburn malware removal" and started following the instructions on my own. I've also joined so many forums over the years that I've given up reading the rules, because they can almost always be summarised as, "don't spam, don't link to porn, don't be a jerk".
     
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

    Rules may be not important to you but they're important to me so my time is not wasted.
     
  5. Zaune

    Zaune TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Look, I said I was sorry, alright? I can go somewhere else for help if it really bothers you that badly, but I thought I might save a bit of time by taking the initiative and providing some hopefully relevant information.
     
  6. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

    Michael West likes this.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.