Need assistance on security scan logs

By Riaan
Oct 6, 2006
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  1. I had a problem with a popup that says "critical system error" and the icon was on the righthand side of my taskbar with a whit questionmark. I followed the instructions of this site and it seems to be gone. Thanks to a site like this

    The system scan.
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Please refrain from creating different threads for the same matter & use proper thread titles.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    You might want to copy and paste these instructions into a notepad file. Then you can have the file open in safe mode, so you can follow the instructions easier.

    Turn off system restore.(XP/ME only) See how here.> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/tutorial56.html

    Boot into safe mode, under your normal user name(NOT THE ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNT). See how here.> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/tutorial61.html

    In Windows Explorer, turn on "Show all files and folders, including hidden and system". See how here.> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/tutorial62.html

    Go to add remove programmes in your control panel and uninstall anything to do with(if there).

    MediaCodec

    Close control panel.

    Open your task manager, by holding down the ctrl and alt keys and pressing the delete key.

    Click on the processes tab and end process for(if there).

    isamonitor.exe
    isamini.exe


    Close task manager.

    Run HJT with no other programmes open(except notepad). Click the scan button. Have HJT fix the following, by placing a tick in the little box next to(if there).

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {202a961f-23ae-42b1-9505-ffe3c818d717} - C:\Program Files\MediaCodec\isaddon.dll

    Click on the fix checked button.

    Close HJT.

    Locate and delete the following bold files and/or directories(if there).

    C:\Program Files\MediaCodec Delete the entire folder.

    Delete all files in AVG antispyware quarantine.

    Reboot into normal mode, turn system restore back on and rehide your protected OS files.

    Post a fresh HJT log and let me know how your system is running.


    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of Riaan only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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