Desktop/Wallpaper Virus

By psuskifan
Jan 14, 2010
  1. I just had a huge battle with the virus "Internet Protection 2010"

    I think I have gotten rid of it but the desktop issues still linger. When I am shutting down my normal wallpaper pops up so I think the "You have a virus!" wallpaper is a web issue (sorry guys im not too good with this stuff).

    I tried to go into control panel/display/desktop/customize desktop
    When I do this the "web" tab has disappeared. It also wont let me change my wallpaper.

    I have also tried to put "regedit" into run but nothing pops up. (Am I supposed to be putting something before "regedit" Can anyone help?

    Thanks so much in advance.
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    If you would like help with malware, please follow the steps HERE.

    When you have finished, attach the 3 logs to your next reply. Please be sure to check thi lines in Malwarebytes and Superantispyware to remove the malware entries they find. I will instruct you if there are any removals in HijackThis.

    Please don't attempt to do a Registry Edit while we are cleaning.
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