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removing Spyware Quake [CLOSED]


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I was at my sister-in-laws house and noticed she had Spyware Quake malware installed on her system. I used the removal steps from http://www.geekstogo...ke-t104439.html in order to resolve the issue. When restarting the system I got an error saying the system could not find wininet.dll and windows would not fully boot up. I opened the task manager and was able to open up the command prompt and some other basic systems. I tried to open up control (for the control panel), but i got the same error. Right now the system is unusable and I would like to fix this for her very soon to save face.
She is using Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2 installed.
Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Hi :whistling: Please do the following. Open Notepad, and copy/paste the following into a new file:

dir %Systemdrive%\wininet.dll /a h /s > files.txt
start notepad files.txt

Save this as FindFiles.bat, choose to save it as *all files and place it on your desktop.

Double click on FindFiles.bat and post the content of the text file you get in your next reply

Edited by loophole, 29 August 2006 - 09:13 PM.

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after completing the above steps, I received the following in the text file:

Volume in drive c has no label.
Volume serial number is ACF3-9910

I hope this helps and thank you for your help
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are you sure she has service pack 2? Do you have a windows CD you could use?
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I know that hers came preinstalled so she does not have a disk for it. I do not personnaly have one either.
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Sorry, when it logs in it states she has [email protected] but since I can not access windows I do not know for sure
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Well if you cant get ahold of a disk try this.

Copy (not cut) your winninet.dll from your computer (assuming you have xp)
Put it on a floppy or cd
Transfer it to her computer
Paste it in her C:\windows\system32 folder and reboot her machine and see if it works

Otherwise you will need a xp cd
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