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Virus or something that disables many things

Discussion in 'General Software' started by raptori, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. raptori

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    I've goggle-ed but all i found is related to winxp ,I'm getting "this cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item" with many .exe files, Avira showed me nothing after scan my C:\

    i have windows vista64 bit sp2
    system restore is off
    I can run:
    task manager (nothing suspicions )
    Control Panel\Programs and Features(add remove programs).
    Regedit
    cmd

    I cannot access anything related to the firewall nor system management and anything in the msconfig/tools gives me access denied .

    what can i do?
     
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    install AVG and test it out
     
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    does AVG is ok now after its update problem ?? also i think something is disabled now on my system and needs to be forced enabled... i don't thing the virus is still working.
     
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    from your run command, type msconfig, and look at your startup items. Look for things that look suspicious. (You can opt to have it not list system services) try disabling a given suspicious item for boot, if it solves the problem, msconfig will provide the items location, and you can go delete it yourself.
     
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    Probably just a damaged ACL. Run a disk check, see if it returns errors, and or can you browse to the firewall executable and run it?
     
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    try Malwarebytes ;)
    i have found this software invaluable in the past for removing nasties

    give it a try and if you don't like it, uninstall it and it's gone :)
     
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    just an epic software ,fixed the problem 100% with the free edition.
     
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    NICE!! glad you got it fixed!
     
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