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Virtumonde and Advanced Virus Remover - removed, but my sound won'

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I'm not sure if this is the right place, but since the problem came from a malware infection I figured I should go here.

About a week ago the machine I'm using right now (not my usual computer) got infected with Virtumonde. All it seemed to be doing was displaying pop-ups ever so often, which was irritating at worst, so I didn't really deal with it. Then all of a sudden I also got Advanced Virus Remover on my machine, and for some reason TeaTimer didn't stop it from disabling my task manager, regedit, command.com, and other things I could have used to stop it manually. It also changed my desktop background and disabled my sound.

I downloaded Malware Bytes AntiMalware and it thoroughly slaughtered the infection (at least I think). I haven't seen any traces of AVR or Virtumonde on my machine.. Except that my sound still won't work. It's not muted or turned low, my speakers are fine, I restarted it in Services, and it still won't work. I also tried a system restore and it failed, probably because AntiMalware deleted some infected system restore files. I have no idea what to do and Google didn't help me. I'm slightly worried there's still pieces of malware on my machine, but that's probably unlikely.

The system itself is running Windows XP, uses a built-in soundcard, and has had no prior infections other than Welchia a long time ago.

Anyways, sorry if I should post this somewhere else, and sorry for the decent-sized paragraphs, I just feel like the backstory is a bit more useful then "waaah my sound won't work". Thanks in advance.

Edited by verxintRising, 08 December 2009 - 11:30 AM.

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