The first thing i would like to share IS: When ever you have a very stuburn Virus or Malware / Spyware you do not try to get rid of the issue while running windows. These programs can hide, yes hide from anti programs used to clean them from your system. Even if reported a cleaned they can hide in your memory which by todays standards is a huge place to hide, they can redownload thenselves if your pc has a constant internet connection just by turning on most pc or pads..once the internet is available the mlaware or virus can update itself or even rintroduce itself into your pc once it detect a scan is at work. This way when you reboot the instructions left in your registry by the viral program or its newly self downloaded updates will then reinstall itself.....causing you to chase and rechase it with no true removal. even though your trustworthy program says it found and cleane the bugger.
What to do with programs that can hide or rename or reinstall themselves once a clean effeort has been detected by the malware.....Its simple VERY SIMPLE....Shut down , disconnect your internert modem / internet router ...you want the internet OFF with no path to a connection. Also turn OFF any and all programs that are running on the tool bar ( right click on the tool bar icon and close them or disable them including any programs in use...do not scan while running any program except the Anti Program).
Please Shut down any and all porgrams all but your anti virus or anti spyware...then Run your scan in windows as usual ...likley with the same results, virus not found or virus contained or cleaned...but this time when th escan is done shut down the only program running the anti virus unless it auto reboots which is what you want ....to reboot.
But this time, just after the reboot starts press your F8 key on some pc's it might be another F Key but you want to be in the DOS or black screen where you have a choice to boot into windows under safe mode with networking....This is very impolrtant (
A final word about the registry....do not mess with it unless you are an advanced tech person and have done a system capture and are prepaired for the worst a system restore or windows reinstall...but for the very advanced user they would be able to find a good rootkit program or actually find the offending script in the registry and rename &/or remove the offending malware scripts by hand.....not suggested or recommended for the untrained !!
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