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So far so good as far as the status of my computer. It's running like it did before with the exception of some of the broken .exe's but I think I'll probably just have to deal with that. While the Kaspersky AV tool was running I think it removed something from Dell's wireless connection program so I had to change it to "Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings," in order to go online. Not really a problem, just an aesthetic thing really. Other than that no red flags for me so far. Here are the attached files.

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AVP cleared the problem which was a file patcher, hence some executables not working. As they were not able to be repaired, you will need to reinstall the affected programmes I am afraid

We will now do a final sweep for orphans and then see if any repairs need to be done. On completion could you let me know of any remaining problems. Also could you check that windows updates works

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
  • The scan may take some time to finish, so please be patient.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts, click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process, if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.
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Here's the MBAM report. Looks like everything checks out. And sorry for the later-than-usual reply. Didn't realize there was a page 2. As for the status of my computer everything is pretty much good as new. I'll probably need to download a new Anti-Virus program in place of my ESET since it is no longer functional. Any recommendations? Also I don't how to check if windows is updating correctly. I have Automatic Updates turned on. Any other way of confirming that it's actually updating? Thanks!



Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.2.1300
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 7707

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 6.0.2900.2180

9/12/2011 10:54:23 PM
mbam-log-2011-09-12 (22-54-23).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 204440
Time elapsed: 10 minute(s), 0 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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Visit to check out whether windows update is available, you do need SP3


Do you have an extant licence for ESET or would you like a link to a free AV ?

Also are you experiencing any other problems
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I have upgraded to SP3 in the past but some error I encountered forced me to revert back to SP2. I should probably try again though if you deem it necessary. I will look into the AV situation myself so you don't have to worry about that.

However there is one troubling issue I can't seem to get around. All the broken exe's are acting very strangely. When I right click them, they take nearly 10 seconds for the dropdown menu to appear. All the other untouched programs on my desktop take less than a second to right click but all the affected ones take a very long time. They also cannot be deleted. Whether by dragging them into the Recycle Bin or right clicking and waiting for the menu to pop up. For example there are two of my renamed Process Explorer exe's, as well as an .exe of my SUPERAntiSpyware in the Program Files folder, neither of which can be deleted. It gives me an error while deleting and asks me to make sure my disk isn't full and the file is not in use.

I suspect they are either being actively "quarantined" if you will, by an AV program, or the virus still has them affected somehow.

I will include a screenshot. The exxxp and iexplore files are Process Explorers like the file above them. Thanks again.

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Could you reinstall the programmes that are not working to see if that clears it, just do one initially and let me know the result
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