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Help with removal of XP Antispyware 2012

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By learninmypc
Jan 1, 2012
  1. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,984   +271

    Your computer is clean [​IMG]

    1. We need to reset system restore to prevent your computer from being accidentally reinfected by using some old restore point(s). We'll create fresh, clean restore point, using following OTL script:

    Run OTL

    • Under the Custom Scans/Fixes box at the bottom, paste in the following:

    Code:
    :OTL
    :Commands
    [purity]
    [emptytemp]
    [EMPTYFLASH]
    [CLEARALLRESTOREPOINTS]
    [Reboot]
    • Then click the Run Fix button at the top
    • Let the program run unhindered, reboot the PC when it is done
    • Post resulting log.

    2. Now, we'll remove all tools, we used during our cleaning process

    Clean up with OTL:

    • Double-click OTL.exe to start the program.
    • Close all other programs apart from OTL as this step will require a reboot
    • On the OTL main screen, press the CLEANUP button
    • Say Yes to the prompt and then allow the program to reboot your computer.

    If you still have any tools or logs leftover on your computer you can go ahead and delete those off of your computer now.

    3. Make sure, Windows Updates are current.

    4. If any Trojan was listed among your infection(s), make sure, you change all of your on-line important passwords (bank account(s), secured web sites, etc.) immediately!

    5. Download, and install WOT (Web OF Trust): http://www.mywot.com/. It'll warn you (in most cases) about dangerous web sites.

    6. Run Malwarebytes "Quick scan" once in a while to assure safety of your computer.

    7. Run Temporary File Cleaner (TFC) weekly.

    8. Download and install Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI): http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/. The Secunia PSI is a FREE security tool designed to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs and plug-ins which expose your PC to attacks. Run it weekly.

    9. (optional) If you want to keep all your programs up to date, download and install FileHippo Update Checker.
    The Update Checker will scan your computer for installed software, check the versions and then send this information to FileHippo.com to see if there are any newer releases.

    10. (Windows XP only) Run defrag at your convenience.

    11. When installing\updating ANY program, make sure you always select "Custom " installation, so you can UN-check any possible "drive-by-install" (foistware), like toolbars etc., which may try to install along with the legitimate program. Do NOT click "Next" button without looking at any given page.

    12. Read How did I get infected?, With steps so it does not happen again!: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic2520.html

    13. Please, let me know, how your computer is doing.
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,447   +242

    All processes killed
    ========== OTL ==========
    ========== COMMANDS ==========

    [EMPTYTEMP]

    User: Administrator
    ->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
    ->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 0 bytes
    ->Java cache emptied: 0 bytes
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: All Users
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: Default User
    ->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
    ->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 33170 bytes
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: LocalService
    ->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
    ->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 33170 bytes
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: NetworkService
    ->Temp folder emptied: 16384 bytes
    ->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 33170 bytes

    User: Valued Customer
    ->Temp folder emptied: 4500 bytes
    ->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 9107247 bytes
    ->Java cache emptied: 0 bytes
    ->FireFox cache emptied: 26313363 bytes
    ->Google Chrome cache emptied: 0 bytes
    ->Flash cache emptied: 456 bytes

    %systemdrive% .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
    %systemroot% .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
    %systemroot%\System32 .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
    %systemroot%\System32\dllcache .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
    %systemroot%\System32\drivers .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
    Windows Temp folder emptied: 3307623 bytes
    %systemroot%\system32\config\systemprofile\Local Settings\Temp folder emptied: 15248434 bytes
    %systemroot%\system32\config\systemprofile\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 0 bytes
    RecycleBin emptied: 163108898 bytes

    Total Files Cleaned = 207.00 mb


    [EMPTYFLASH]

    User: Administrator
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: All Users
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: Default User
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: LocalService
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    User: NetworkService

    User: Valued Customer
    ->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

    Total Flash Files Cleaned = 0.00 mb

    Restore points cleared and new OTL Restore Point set!

    OTL by OldTimer - Version 3.2.31.0 log created on 01032012_094203

    Files\Folders moved on Reboot...
    File\Folder C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temp\Perflib_Perfdata_d48.dat not found!
    C:\Documents and Settings\Valued Customer\Local Settings\Temp\WCESLog.log moved successfully.
    File move failed. C:\WINDOWS\temp\_avast_\Webshlock.txt scheduled to be moved on reboot.

    Registry entries deleted on Reboot...
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,447   +242

    Once again Broni I thank you very much. This laptop has always had WOT on it, just some people don't care what it means & does. I'm going to do everything I can to keep this laptop from being returned to the ones that abused it.
    Have a great day/week & future. Your help is sincerely appreciated :grinthumb
     
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,984   +271

    Way to go!! [​IMG]
    Good luck and stay safe :)
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,447   +242

    You too my friend.
    [​IMG] :)
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,447   +242

    One last question. Since this laptop is using the Windows firewall, should I install a better one like PC Tool firewall +? Its the one I have on my tower.
     
  7. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,984   +271

    You may if you want to.
    Windows firewall is a good firewall.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,447   +242

    Ok, thanks. :wave:
     


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