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Lost My Clipbook cant turn it on, cant restore CA called scvhost.exe a virus so deleted it

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  • mog_yosiah Sep 05, 2008

    Restore and a Bunch of my services are disabled and um not able too
    turn back on Thanks Sandrew 4 yur help though can u give any more
    help ?

  • mog_yosiah Sep 05, 2008

    Ok Thanks 4 the speedy reply Sandrew

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Remove the virus with anti virus software, then go to start>programmes>accesories>system tools>system restore and choose a date before this happened, when it is restored, turn off system restore as you would have reinstalled the virus, re run the anti virus then turn system restore back on.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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    andrew pester Sep 05, 2008

    It seems as if your registry is damaged beyond repair, you are going to have to get hold of a copy of windows to repair your operating system, althogh a complete format and installation is recommended, but use your own product key code on the label on your pc if you don't own your own copy that is

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On my desk top computer, I received a ThinkPoint (fake) Anti-Virus. I did CTRL, ALT, DEL. Task window opened and I deleted hotfix.exe. I also ran malwarebytes anti-malware. problem seemed to be fixed....


Run Malwarebytes again but before you do turn off system restore. There is probably a reboot hacktool in the restore volume. Windows will not allow Anti-virus programs to scan there by default so the only way to kill the hacktool is to turn of restore. The hacktool reinstalls the virus as soon as you reboot. So turn it off, run malwarebytes and another program called Cureit! http://www.freedrweb.com/cureit/?lng=en save to desktop (it's free too) when you run the program it doesn't install it runs a quick scan first then offers you a full scan after the quick scan. Also a very good program. Run them both. After you're done turn system restore back on and create a new restore point. Good luck
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Oct 26, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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How to remove the scvhost.exe Virus.


Svchost.exe is the name of a generic host process for services that run from dynamic link libraries (DLLs). A variety of worm malware programs spread a similarly named file <b>Scvhost.exe </b>via Yahoo! Messenger that blocks the Task Manager and Registry Editor, as well as use of the command prompt.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Warning</u></b><br /> Manual removal of Scvhost.exe may be very difficult as the removal process requires knowledge of the Operating System's command prompt and Registry Editor. If not performed properly, your computer system might experience permanent damage. Consequently, manual removal might be best for experienced users. Less experienced users might want to consider using an automatic spyware removal application, such as that offered by Trend Micro. This worm duplicates itself to different locations of shared folders. The duplicated program uses a folder icon that has an .exe file extension. DO NOT double click on any of these folders.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Follow these step by step instructions to remove the scvhost.exe virus.</u></b><br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 1 (Turning off System Restore)</u></b><br /> This is so that if you ever need to use System Restore after you have removed the virus, it doesn't restore the virus aswell.<br /> <br /> If the operating system of the infected computer is either Windows Me or Windows XP, turn off System Restore while this fix is being implemented. To turn off System Restore within Windows Me, click <b>Start &gt; Settings &gt; Control Panel</b>. Double-click <b>System</b>. Select F<b>ile System</b> from the Performance tab. Left click the <b>Troubleshooting</b> tab and check the <b>Disable System Restore</b> box. Click <b>OK</b>. <br />To turn off System Restore within Windows XP, log in as Administrator and click <b>Start</b>. Right click <b>My Computer</b>" and select <b>Properties</b> from the shortcut menu. Check the <b>Turn off System Restore</b> option for each drive on the System Restore tab. Left click <b>Apply</b> and <b>Yes</b> to confirm when prompted. Click <b>OK</b>.<br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 2 (Run in safe mode)</u></b><br /> Restart your computer in Safe Mode and log in as Administrator. Press <b>F8</b> after the first beep occurs during start up, before the display of the Microsoft Windows logo. Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode from the selection menu.<br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 3 (Accessing Command prompt)</u></b><br /> Access the command prompt. Click <b>Start &gt; Run</b>. Type <b>cmd</b>. Click <b>OK</b>. Then in the command prompt type <b>cd </b>to<b> </b>change directory then press the space bar. <br />Type the name of the full directory path of the folder containing your Windows system files. It will be either <b>C:\Windows\System </b>or<b> C:\Windows\System 32</b><br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 4</u></b><br /> From the command prompt, type the following to unprotect the files for removal:<br /><b>attrib -h -r -s scvhost.exe</b> and press <b>Enter</b>;<br /><b>attrib -h -r -s blastclnnn.exe </b>and press<b> "Enter</b>;<br /><b>attrib -h -r -s autorun.inf</b> and press <b>Enter</b>.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Step 5</u></b><br /> Delete the files by typing the following from the command prompt:<br /><b>del scvhost.exe</b> and press <b>Enter</b>;<br /><b>del blastclnnn.exe</b> and press <b>Enter</b>;<br /><b>del autorun.ini</b> and press <b>Enter</b>.<br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 6</u></b><br /> Type "<b>cd\</b>" to return to the main Windows directory.<br />Unprotect and delete the Autorun.inf file by typing the following from the Windows directory command prompt:<br /><b>attrib -h -r -s autorun.inf</b> and press <b>Enter</b>;<br /><b>del</b> <b>autorun.inf</b> and press <b>Enter</b>;<br />Type <b>regedit</b> and press <b>Enter</b> to open the Registry Editor.<br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 7</u></b><br /> Locate the following entry:<br /><b>HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run</b>.<br />Delete the incorrectly spelled Yahoo! Messenger entry with the value<br /><b>c:\windows\system32\scvhost.exe.</b><br /> <b></b> <br /> <b><u>Step 8</u></b><br /> Locate the following key:<br /><b>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon</b>.<br />Within the key, there is a <b>shell</b> entry with the value of <b>explorer.exe, scvhost.exe</b>. Edit the entry to remove the reference to Scvhost.exe, leaving Explorer.exe as the remaining value in the registry entry.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Step 9</u></b><br /> Locate the following key:<br /><b>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE&gt;SYSTEM&gt;CurrentControlSet&gt;Services&gt;<br /></b>Delete the following subkeys from the left panel:<br /><b>RpcPatch</b><br /><b>RpcTftpd <br /></b>Exit the command prompt and return to the operating system. Type <b>Exit</b>, and press <b>Enter</b>.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Step 10</u></b><br /> Reboot the PC.<br />If Scvhost.exe still resides on the computer, repeat these steps or try using an automatic removal program from McAfee or Symantec.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />

on Feb 25, 2011 | PC Desktops

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How to remove pen drive when it says cant be removed.


Sometimes u cannot safely remove ur hardware due to virus or a process blocking the pendrive removal.

To remove ur hrdware in that case

Simply start taskmanager
click on process tab and then end the process explorer.exe
now click on applications tab
click new task
enter explorer.exe in the text box then click ok.
Thats it
Now u can remove ur hardware or delete ny viruses in the pen drive manually
To delete virus remember to open drive by using explore.
This also makes the pendrive to format which cant be formatted previously.

on Mar 29, 2010 | PC Desktops

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My computer is frozn up with this virus on the start page i cant get on the start page for the child pron virus


Find clean pc and a usb stick. THEN GO HERE:
WWW.MALWAREBYTES.ORG AND DOWNLOAD THE FREE VERSION. SAVE TO DESKTOP. IT WILL SHOW UP AS MBAM.exe. BEFORE DOING INSTALLATION,turn off system restore and RENAME mbam.exe TO winlogon.exe
INSTALL, UPDATE, AND RUN FULL SCAN. DELETE EVERYTHING IT CATCHES AND REBOOT.turn system restore back on and create new restore point.
THEN DOWNLOAD NEW ANTIVIRUS. iF YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO BUY YOU CAN USE AVAST FREE VERSION AND ZONE ALARM FIREWALL FREE. OR YOU CAN SURVIVE FOR MONTHS ON FREE TRIALS OF KASPERSKY, WEBROOT, BITDEFENDER, AVG, AVAST, ETC, ETC.
GOOD LUCK AND IF I'VE HELPED PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING ME A GOOD RATING.
THANKS AND GOOD LUCK.

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How to clean woaurud.scr????? helllp


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WOAURUD.EXE remove instruction 1. Temporarily Disable System Restore, Reboot computer in SafeMode; 2. Locate WOAURUD.EXE virus files and uninstall WOAURUD.EXE files program. Follow the screen step-by-step screen instructions to complete uninstallation of WOAURUD.EXE. 3. Delete/Modify any values added to the registry related with WOAURUD.EXE,Exit registry editor and restart the computer; 4.Clean/delete all WOAURUD.EXEinfected file(s):WOAURUD.EXE and related,or rename WOAURUD.EXE virus files; 5.Please delete all your IE temp files with WOAURUD.EXE manually,run a whole scan with antivirus program ;


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Virus Troubles


1, get Real Anti Virus Protection. Norton or McAfee. 2 all is not lost. McAfee offer several solution in what they call Stinger. Norton will scan the computer before it tries to install and will remove your problem files as will McAfee. This is basically a bogus add someone clicked on that allowed it to install and until you get it gone it's going to keep popping those false adds up trying to get you back to the hack site that gave them to you to begin with. Download Stinger from McAfee for free and run it from a floppy or USB drive or Buy Norton and do the install. In fact, you could get the free trial and install that of either of these and they will clean your problem.

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An advertising about anti virus got into my computer and i can not get it out i have tried everything it does not work


I need to know which one it is in order to help you. You will have to remove the spy ware from your registry using registry editor. If you want more help on this let me know, you can also download Maleware anti virus to remove many bugs that other systems can't remove. If you can't get rid of it after installing Maleware bytes e-mail me at b123153h@yahoo.com so I can give you the step-by-step procedure I also need to know what operating system you are running..

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A virus appear in my computer monitor every time i open my computer, it says, cannot find scrs.exe. how can i fix this kind of problem in my computer?


Open Registry Editor start>run>regedit) click edit, click find, enter: c:\windows\config\csrss.exe then if it finds an entry delete it.

May 09, 2009 | PC Desktops

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On our emachine we have an advisory password set up that will not allow us to download some things, for example anti spy ware pkg from bellsouth. We did not set up this advisory password, so therefore do...


if your talking about internet explorer just do this, to restore Content Advisor to its original condition you can obtain a Microsoft program (CA-Reset.exe - 89.5 KB) to do
this here:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/CA-Reset.exe
(listed on line 283) NOTE: Using CA-Reset will completely delete your
Approved List - everything starts like brand new, so consider this before
you use it.

Apr 20, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Hi masters: My computer go realy slow,when you stop using it for 10 min.I have installed a CA security anti virus,etc ,but still reporting one virus that the CA anti,hasent been able to clean so...


You need to find the path to where the virus file is located & delete it you're self. You're antivirus software should show you where it is located. Once you delete the virus file, shut down the PC. Unplug the power cord from the PC. Open you're case & remove you're memory. Wait about 15 seconds & reseat you're memory. (make sure you're memory is seated correctly).
Removing the memory clears the memory from memory virus).
Close you're case & reconnect the power cord. Boot the PC. Once windows has finished loading run windows diskClean, than run windows defrag. (may take some time). After defrag has finished restart you're PC. Run another virus scan. If you're virus software still finds a virus or you're system & its still running slow the virus may have damaged windows files or windows registry. A reinstall of windows may be needed. If you have system restore turned on than the virus is most likely being stored in one or more restore points.
Remove infected files that you cannot clean in the System Restore data archive. To completely and immediately remove any infected file or files in the data store, turn off and then turn on System Restore. To do so, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
2. Click Performance and Maintenance, and then double-click System.
3. Click the System Restore tab, and then click to select the Turn off System Restore for all drives check box.
4. Click OK, and then click Yes to initiate the restore point deletion.
To turn on System Restore again after the restore point deletion has completed, repeat these steps, but click to clear the Turn off System Restore for all drives check box.

Good Luck!

Mike


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