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Malwarebytes

June 13th, 2009 admin

Have a problem with spyware?   PC running slow?   I’ve found malwarebytes to be the easiest way to clear some of the worst infections.

The software is free to download and use:

www.malwarebytes.org

It’s not 100% reliable to remove an infection – but I’ve had it find things that other leading vendors couldn’t.   Definately worth a try if you’re stuck with a PC that is “acting strange”!





Malware uacinit.dll trojan – removal (unable to delete?)

June 3rd, 2009 admin

Just been working on a PC which was pretty badly infected.   Malwarebytes managed to clear most of the infection – but after a reboot – kept reporting that c:\windows\system32\uacinit.dll was an infected trojan.   It doesn’t matter how many times I tried to remove uacinit.dll, it kept reappearing after a reboot.

Looking through several blog posts on the subject – most were giving pages of in depth instuctions needed to remove it.   However one suggested simply booting of the XP cd, going into the recovery console and deleting it.

Well, it appears to have worked!   Several reboots and several scans – the PC appears clean!