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Vista home security 2012!!!

Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by Absolutely, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. Absolutely

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    NO NO NO NO
    I JUST reistalled windows, literally yesterday, and I have the same fucking "Virus"

    This fake VISTA HOME SECURITY 2012 thing.
    It pops up, says that it's finding all these viruses, shuts the internet down, etc.

    I tried all this shit from Yahoo Answers, I ran spy-ware and virus programs and nothing worked.
    So I said screw it, get the Vista Discs.

    Yesterday I reinstalled it, today I put everything back on the computer from 2 Externals.
    And Boom, 24 hours later VISTA HOME SECURITY 2012 pops up.

    Balls!
    Restore won't work, I assume affected by this thing. I can't download anything

    Is there specifically any freeware that'll get this? At this point, it's almost easier to just keep reinstalling windows.

    I haven't even been to any "Bad" sites since I reinstalled...
     
  2. Ballbuster1

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    Restart in safemode, run malwarebytes.org

    If it's what I think it is, that'll stop it.
     
  3. Neon

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    Have you tried one of the detailed removal explanations like This one? They're usually pretty useful.
     
  4. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Yes. :action-sm

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  5. Absolutely

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    Will I be able to access that in safe mode?

    I did. I downloaded what they said I needed, but it won't install, the Vista thing just pops up when I hit install.
    And even in safe mode this thing, Vista Security, pops up.
     
  6. Mother Shucker

    Mother Shucker I'm over here now.

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    Ha ha, your computer has AIDS.
     
  7. blazin

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    When you reinstalled, did you delete the partition and then recreate & reformat the drive?

    if you truly did reinstall you probably have a rootkit infection

    either your master boot record is jacked or you got that crazy rootkit i made a thread about 2 weeks ago.
     
  8. CousinDave

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    [video=youtube;5F8JeohJmnw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F8JeohJmnw[/video]
     
  9. Neon

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    Try Combofix. No install necessary, and it usually helps. After running it, go through the tutorial I gave you anyway, just to be sure.
     
  10. Absolutely

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    I just picked the "Reinstall to factory settings". And it said something like "Partition 2 is now the..." took like an hour total to complete.

    I'll try that Combofix now
     
  11. Mikefrombx

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    Seriously move to win7 it is 79 bucks on newegg and you get a fresh install and don't have to deal with vista, plus the home networking is great

    sent from my phone so deal with the terrible grammar and misspellings
     
  12. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Try to stay away from the gay donkey porn sites for more than 5 minutes after you reinstall Windows and you'll be fine.
     
  13. Absolutely

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    Now i can't even get the internet to work long enough to go to Combo Fix...

    Alright, fuck it, I'm reinstalling. So thanks for the help, but for now it'll be fixed hopefully.

    NOW... Is there anything that I can buy online or from a store that'll REALLY REALLY work against spyware and malware etc.

    The built in stuff isn't working, and I've tried a few things online that didn't do shit either...
    Norton?
     
  14. MayrMeninoCrash

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    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials/product-information

    Best one out there and the price is right.
     
  15. CousinDave

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    Amazon (and NewEgg, Tiger Direct, Mac Mall, etc...) sell Mini Macs for less than $600
     
  16. Absolutely

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    So Macs truly are spyware and malware proof?

    About to pop in Vista D2!
    I hate typing on this Shitty iPad
     
  17. blazin

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    Well, we all know I'm not going to stop looking at donkey porn.... So, I need something.

    I took a photo of whats going on, i want to see if the partition was deleted, like you said Blazin.
    Again, I just selected "Restore to factory settings", it said everything would be erased, and said like 0 drive... Partition 2 is now the... I can't remember. It was only up for a few seconds
     
  19. CousinDave

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    In the 5+ years I've been using OSX I haven't had a single issue

    My iPad is rarely used, mostly because of the keyboard. I just ordered a Logitech Harmony Link, so my iPad is pretty much going to just be a universal remote
     
  20. Mikefrombx

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    I had a ton of issues with the Mac and they all spawned from apple wanting to make compatability impossible. Fresh install win 7 download security essentials and then scan you backups before reloading them

    sent from my phone so deal with the terrible grammar and misspellings
     
  21. CousinDave

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    He is using Vista
     
  22. Absolutely

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    And I'm back... wiped clean. Feels good.
    No Vista Home Security, yet

    This is what I did, is this was Blazin was talking about, or could it be that the virus is "rootkit"?

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    So, I shouldn't immediately start filling the hard drive up with porn right now?
     
  23. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Or he can just keep the hardware he has and install a free Linux distro on it. Sounds like he just needs a basic browser, porn and media box.
     
  24. Absolutely

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    Really, this is what I use my computer for
    1. Watching TV via streaming (Probably where the spyware comes from)
    2. Porn
    3. Message Boards/Internet perusing
    4. "Acquiring music" and iTunes

    And that's literally about it
     
  25. CousinDave

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    yep, unless you're playing games, at this point, as long as you have an internet connection with Google Documents there really isn't a reason most users need Windows - but you've got to know what your doing to get into Linux and most of us don't
     

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