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Please, Urgent Help Needed for HackTool.RootKit

By urgenthelp
Jan 12, 2007
  1. My entire company network was infected with virus HackTool.RootKit, which my symantec antivirus shown that under "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WINCAB.SYS" was quarantined, but the virus still keep poping up.
    Please help... I'm :confused:

    Here is the HJT log info:



    What should i do now???
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Very Important: Before deciding whether you should clean or reformat your system, go and read this thread HERE and decide what it is you want to do.

    If after reading the above, you wish to clean your system, do the following.

    Download and run the Blacklight programme. follow all the instructions carefully.

    Then, go and read the Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions. Follow all the instructions exactly.

    Post fresh HJT and AVG Antispyware logs as attachments into this thread, only after doing the above.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of urgenthelp 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.
     
  3. urgenthelp

    urgenthelp TS Rookie Topic Starter

    howard_hopkinso:
    Btw i'm going to reformat my pc.
    Thanks for you kindly help.
     
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Thanks for letting me know.

    If you use your computer for storing sensitive data, you`ve probably made the right decision.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of urgenthelp 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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