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Post by TheWeave on 23rd January 2009, 1:12 am

Yes, but it was under a different name. It probably came with the computer. I uninstalled the program. It boots up clean now. Thank you very much. We worked on this for over 10 hours. I really appreciate your hard work!
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Post by Belahzur on 23rd January 2009, 1:15 am

Maybe so, but we did it, and that's what counts. Wink
We have to secure you now.

I see you have Adobe Reader version 6 installed on here, this is old and has holes malware may abuse, we need to close these holes.

Go to Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs and remove the following programs if present.

  • Adobe Reader 6

Then download and install version 9 from here:
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Your version of Java is also outdated and needs to be updated to take advantage of fixes that have eliminated security vulnerabilities.
Updating Java:

  • Download the latest version of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].
  • Select the first option where it says "Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 11".
  • Click the "Download" button to the right.
  • In the Window that opens, select your platform and language, check the "agree" box, and click Continue.
  • Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation and save to your desktop.
  • Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
  • Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add or Remove Programs and remove all older versions of Java.
  • Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
    - Examples of older versions in Add or Remove Programs:
    - Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.2
    - J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0
    - J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 2
  • Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
  • Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
  • Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
  • Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u11-windows-i586-p.exe that you downloaded to install the newest version.
Please make sure the new version of Java is installed before you run JavaRa.

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  • First, unzip it.
  • Then run JavaRa.
  • Select English from the drop down menu and press Select.
  • This will open JavaRa.
  • Press Remove older versions
  • Press yes to the prompt.
  • It will make a log file of what it's removed.
  • Copy and paste the log back here.


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Post by TheWeave on 23rd January 2009, 1:17 am

I have to quit for now. I will get this back to you later or tomorrow.

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Post by TheWeave on 23rd January 2009, 3:35 am

Here it is!
JavaRa 1.12 Removal Log.

Report follows after line.

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The JavaRa removal process was started on Thu Jan 22 22:32:23 2009

Found and removed: C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03

Found and removed: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08

Found and removed: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10

Found and removed: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02

Found and removed: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{CAFEEFAC-0014-0002-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{CAFEEFAC-0014-0002-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBB}

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Classes\JavaPlugin.142_03

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Found and removed: Software\Classes\CLSID\{CAFEEFAC-0013-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1_02

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1_03

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1_04

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.2

Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.2.0_01

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Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\\C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\

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Finished reporting.

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Post by Doctor Inferno on 23rd January 2009, 6:37 am

One more thing left, we need to make a new restore point.

To turn off System Restore, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2. Click the System Restore tab.
3. Click the Turn off System Restore check box (or the Turn off System Restore on all drives check box), and then click OK.
4. Click Yes when you receive the prompt to the turn off System Restore.

Now we need to make a new restore point.
To turn on System Restore, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2. Click the System Restore tab.
3. Click the Turn off System Restore check box (To turn on System Restore), and then click OK.

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Post by TheWeave on 23rd January 2009, 5:22 pm

Thanks . I have applied most of the recommendations above. I installed: Mozilla Firefox and Spybot - Search And Destroy. I kept AVG Free 8.0. I plan to run these once a week. When should I run Malwarebytes Anti - Malware?

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Post by Belahzur on 23rd January 2009, 5:23 pm

Once a week should be okay.


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Post by TheWeave on 23rd January 2009, 5:26 pm

Once again - THANKS!

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Post by TheWeave on 25th January 2009, 3:40 am

One more thing: Is there any reason I should keep the Avenger and OTMoveIt files? Can I just delete the folders out of the C:\ Directory?
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Post by Belahzur on 25th January 2009, 12:49 pm

Yes.


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Post by TheWeave on 25th January 2009, 1:58 pm

Ok.
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Post by Doctor Inferno on 9th May 2009, 9:54 am

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