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Fake Windows Security Center -- Can't get rid of it!


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OK, I'll be as brief as I can:

I contracted what I believed was the fake Windows Security Center Malware.

I ran Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware and CCleaner with their updated versions. This *seemed* to have gotten rid of it.
Yet, I still have the Windows Security Center thing pop up telling me that I have no "Malware Protection". Clearly it's still on my computer....yet it is not being picked up on by any of the anti-tools that I have. I have full internet access and have uninstalled all the anti-tools and reinstalled and run them separately. I have tried the removal process as outlined in a youtube video / bleeping computer.com, but I didn't have many of the files in my System folder that they were instructing me to do something with.

Still, I beleive I have the malware is on my comp.

Additionally, I have Fibre Optic internet with 15-19 MBPS DL. In real life, from my computer only, I am seeing .86 MBPS - 12.38 MBPS DL. My ISP told me that the random spikes in DL and UL activity (even when there are no UL's or DL's in progress) are indicative of Malware or Spyware and not that of a virus).

I'd really like to get rid of this thing.....advice?

TIA
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Please Click here!, and follow the recommendations in the guide.

Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.
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Please Click here!, and follow the recommendations in the guide.

Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.



Here is the log from MBam:
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 4399

Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18928

06/08/2010 12:55:09 PM
mbam-log-2010-08-06 (12-55-09).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 133309
Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 8 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Please Click here!, and follow the recommendations in the guide.

Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.



Here is the log from MBam:
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 4399

Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18928

06/08/2010 12:55:09 PM
mbam-log-2010-08-06 (12-55-09).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 133309
Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 8 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)


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Sorry for the double post.
I ran SuperAntiSpyware and tghe scan came up with nothing.

I have uninstalled that program and am now intalling and running the recommended "Microsoft Security Essentials" program.
This came up with a clean bill of health. No viruses were found.
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Well, the sytem tray icon (red shield)

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has now gone. But I also right clicked on another tray icon that said windows was preventing certain programs from starting up. It was the MBam program. I selected it and both the shield and the warning icon disappeared after doing a reboot.

Shall I proceed with the remaining steps?
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I meant to add, I also have four iexplore.exe process running right now, with 3 tabs opoen.
1 @ 52 900k
1 @ 6296 K
1 @ 99272 K
1 @ 28132 K

There is another explorer .exe @ 4656 K.

CPU usage is ranging between 5-90%
Is this normal?

Edited by limited60, 06 August 2010 - 01:41 PM.

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Yes, please do the remaining steps.
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