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Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by pealow on Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:06 pm

I've got some kind of virus or damage to my computer. After using combo-fix to remove multiple trojans, my computer cannot open anything. I get a million error messages saying bad image and when I click OK a new one comes up. For instance combo-fix.exe says bad image,it tells me that this is not a valid windows file and it ends with telling me to check the installation diskette. I don't know what to do? Please Help??????? I have never seen this. There are endless error messages, they don't stop with all kinds of file names. It always starts with the program that I am trying to open.

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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by Origin on Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:08 pm

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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by pealow on Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:21 pm

Just wanted to update that the scan is running. It's on my son's computer. Will post results when available.

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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by Origin on Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:31 pm

Ok, post the results once finished Wink


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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by pealow on Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:35 pm

Unfortunately I can't send the logfile to a cd or floppy but this is what it found.
Only 2 infections.

Infected Trojan -Dropper.Win32.Agent.avwg

Infected Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.avwh

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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by Belahzur on Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:50 pm

Does it says where?


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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by pealow on Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:25 pm

Yeah one was in diskcheck and the other in flash.dll.....anyway I was able to download combofix, rename it and get it to run by repeatedly hitting OK on the error messages. I must have done this 100 times, if I didn't click on OK combofix would stop. Combofix identified the bad files and deleted them on an auto reboot, it then completed the scan and deleted a bunch of garbage. The viruses were in the files that were identified in the error message. If I can put the logfile on a cd, I'll post it.

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Re: Bad image error message,can't run any programs Help??

Post by Origin on Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:23 pm

Ok if you can post the log that would be great Wink


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