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all of my apps are infected

Post by kyler on Thu 03 Jun 2010, 1:42 am

I am just tring to run basic things on my computer. Media Player, internet explorer system cleaner and no matter what I try to dun it says the program has been infected. I try to remove the programs that are infected but I cannot open my add\remove programs because its infected as well. I hae no clue what to do. Please Help!!!



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Re: all of my apps are infected

Post by Kenny94 on Thu 03 Jun 2010, 2:26 am

Hi kyler And Welcome to GeekPolice!

Sounds like we have a mess on are hands.

Please download and run the following tool to help allow other programs to run. (courtesy of
There are 6 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
Vista and Win7 users need to right click and choose Run as Admin
You only need to get one of them to run, not all of them.

  1. rkill.exe
  3. rkill.scr
  4. rkill.pif
  5. WiNlOgOn.exe
  6. uSeRiNiT.exe

Once you've gotten one of them to run then try to immediately run the following:

  1. Download ComboFix from below:

    Combofix download

    * IMPORTANT !!! Place combofix.exe on your Desktop

  2. Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with ComboFix.

    You can get help on disabling your protection programs here

  3. Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

  4. As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed.

    Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.

    The Windows recovery console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery mode that allows us to help you in the case that your computer has a problem after an attempted removal of malware.

    With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal.

    Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement.

    ComboFix will now automatically install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console onto your computer, which will show up as a new option when booting up your computer. Do not select the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console option when you start your computer unless requested to by a helper.

    Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see a message that says:

    The Recovery Console was successfully installed.

    Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.

  5. Your desktop may go blank. This is normal. It will return when ComboFix is done. ComboFix may reboot your machine. This is normal.

  6. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply

    Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall.


  7. Ensure your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications are re-enabled.



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