Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:14 pm

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 14 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:32 am 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:36 pm
Posts: 4007
Location: uk
I stupidly opened an email (no subject) from my mother in law......argghhh a mass mailing of a bagle worm !

PC is well messed up..............i managedtouse ESET anti virus to pull off some of it...it was in Spybot (anti spy ware) files that surprised me.

Now i can't run any ofour security stuff.....i can get into safe mode with networking though, but ESET won't run from thereit seems, not that it got it all off last time


Any serious answers to solve might get you a Chrismas present :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:54 am 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:33 pm
Posts: 11105
Location: The Home Of Mountain Biking, And All Great Things.
Serious answers? Like, um, not mentioning buy a Mac and all that guff?

Fair play.

You want to run something from a CD or USB drive. You have access to another pc right?

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline

Good starting point.

Bitdefender next up.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:29 pm 
retrobike rider
retrobike rider
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2008 1:01 pm
Posts: 1164
Location: Lurking in the bushes at the bottom of your mums garden....
I'm far from a computer expert, VERY FAR, but last time I had something like this, I did a system restore, then I could run my anti virus software.

Worked for me.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:35 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 14, 2010 2:33 am
Posts: 2926
Location: daaan saaaf
Download and run this: http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-gb/default.aspx

If that doesn't sort it, try this: http://www.malwarebytes.org/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:11 pm 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:36 pm
Posts: 4007
Location: uk
Made a disc for defender offline only to find we need a password to enter BIOS , we have never needed one before, perhaps the worm has tampered there ? ! cheers though, will try other things, have already tried Malwarebytes cheers.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:50 pm 
Two Fat Ladies

Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:43 pm
Posts: 88
Location: West Mids
Hi, run RKill download from here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/
then try running SuperAntiSpyware
Look in msconfig to see if there is anything set to start at bootup.
Go "start" "run" or search if in Windows 7, then type "msconfig". Go to startup and untick anything that looks a bit dodgy or you don't recognise.
Can be nasty little swines these things!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:56 pm 
eBay Outing Master
User avatar

Joined: Sat Nov 21, 2009 3:53 pm
Posts: 8000
this might help

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=185312


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:15 pm 
BANNED USER
BANNED USER

Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:15 pm
Posts: 1075
http://www.ubuntu.com/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:33 pm 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:57 pm
Posts: 4074
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Wasmachineman NL wrote:
http://www.ubuntu.com/


That would be one solution indeed, but it's not what the OP is after.

@ Green : when dealing with infected PCs, I'm a fan of Clamwin Antivirus. It's available in a portable version, so no need to install it. You can run it from USB or from any location on your hard drive(s).

As for the BIOS password, that would surprise me. Did a technician or shop work on the PC?
Either way, the boot device selection menu should still be accessible even without a password.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:14 pm 
BANNED USER
BANNED USER

Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:15 pm
Posts: 1075
Raging_Bulls wrote:
Wasmachineman NL wrote:
http://www.ubuntu.com/


That would be one solution indeed, but it's not what the OP is after.

@ Green : when dealing with infected PCs, I'm a fan of Clamwin Antivirus. It's available in a portable version, so no need to install it. You can run it from USB or from any location on your hard drive(s).

As for the BIOS password, that would surprise me. Did a technician or shop work on the PC?
Either way, the boot device selection menu should still be accessible even without a password.

Clearing a BIOS PW is unplugging the PC from the mains, opening up the case and removing the BIOS battery, then press the power button and hold it for a few seconds, assuming you dont have a high-security PC like a Toughbook or so.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 14 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2  Next

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: 02gf74, avalonian, Minifreak, SF Klein, TheGreenRabbit, Woz and 46 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group