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Virus - No internet, no network, can't Restore

I came home Monday from work and my pc would not connect to the internet, no network / workgroup visible, and can't restore. I did a search to see if any files were created that day (thinking might have virus) and there were some at 11:41am when nobody was home. Some were svchost and in Cookies at that time it shows client156.faster-hosting(??). I ran MBAM, but had to change the .exe name as the virus was recognizing it. I finally installed and ran it and removed selected files, but said some could not be removed. When I do a Restore, I can select a Restore Point and go to Next screen, but that screen's Next is disabled, so can't restore. I was able to get it to restore once, but after reboot, it said restore unsuccessful. ANY help would be greatly appreciated. I run Win XP Home

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  • rjfbt Apr 22, 2009

    Sorry, I think i posted in wrong forum



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Like you did before renaming the files (.exe) rename the files of the virus like you did before.

1) if not basically re format your whole computer simple.
2) download a trojan remover
3) find what the virsu is called and repost to me

if this didnt help please repost i will describe more if you kbnow the name of the virus.

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