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only way to get the PC back up and running was to remove the patch. Thanks, Sunil Goyal Attached Files: ComboFix.txt File size: 10.5 KB Views: 5 SunilGoyal4, Nov 23, 2009 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further Thanks Permalink Submitted by Jim Blizzard (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:00 Very nice work Patrick, We have seen this occur on a few machines at the FAA so I BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive. this contact form

User's computer had no virus protection and the blue screen. Be careful because some of the malware are so vicious that no one can possibly save you once you let them in. Tony used for optical drives, ie. Execute away.

You probably typed (cd system32\drivers) to the cd drive. dvk01, Nov 23, 2009 #7 SunilGoyal4 Thread Starter Joined: Nov 20, 2009 Messages: 14 Hi Derek, I had attached DDS.txt file, now attaching all files (thought not required). Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/879102 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

  • pretty sure that's indicative of malware Lorenzo The atapi.sys is a rootkit that modifies your search engienes.
  • I found it corrupted and the official name given is Rootkit-Pakes.U.
  • Next click on the OK tab and then select the Scanner button.
  • I have lost 12 hours of pc time, which means 12 hours of billable time, who do I bill?
  • It is dangerous and incorrect to assume that because this malware has been removed, the computer is secure.
  • if so remove it/them...
  • If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
  • Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement SunilGoyal4 Thread Starter Joined: Nov 20, 2009 Messages: 14 I am using Windows XP -SP 1 & 2; have AVG Anti-Virus Free

HOWEVER, it can be easily infected and become a rootkit. Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started All rights reserved.

Home Driver DownloadsDriver ErrorsSpyware RemovalAbout Contact Us Sitemap Resolution Steps For Atapi.sys Errors On A windows PC Atapi.sys Error Atapi.sys is a Windows system file that can If you are unsure of how to do this, consult your favorite geek.

Other programmes trigger Ashampoo for authorisation of programmes however AVG8 does not trigger Ashampoo Firewall permission box. Make sure you scan any computer with up-to-date antivirus software that can detect rootkits and check for updated drivers for your computer before applying this update. The update problem remains if I then turn off the Ashampo firewall without a restart. It saved me from a lot of troubleshooting.

More can be read McFly (further information) rootkits like page redirect like to hide here JON Valid system Driver for the ATA controller, however TDL3 rootkit attacks Remember to re enable the protection again after combofix has finished -------------------------------------------------------------------- 2. Do a file search for other copies. Temporarily disable your anti-virus and anti-malware real-time protection and any script blocking components of them or your firewall before performing a scan.

If you choose to uninstall them, follow these directions: Click Start > Control Panel. I also replaced iastor.sys and MBR. I have found that the root cause is an infection of %System32%\drivers\atapi.sys, and that replacing this file with a clean version will get the system booting normally. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.

If you should have a new issue, please start a new topic. weblink This is the result of my hijackthis logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:10:31 PM, on 1/15/2010Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\TuneUp We recommend SecurityTaskManager for verifying your computer's security. Permalink Submitted by LinuxBum (not verified) on Sat, 02/13/2010 - 04:03 I have one question.

It may be what is causing his system to infinite-loop reboot after a nearly complete boot. If you by chance know that your atapi.sys is infected, run ComboFix. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. http://gsdclb.org/trojan-virus/trojan-virus-infection.php Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem.

Atapi.sys, I think, is the main hijacked item, but I can't be sure; must be a rootkit, since antivirus can't deal with it, only pinpoints it as an uncleanable infection. CD is more foolproof. I am a computer savy tech, just not completely in Vista, this is the first pc I have had to work on with Vista on it.

Replace RAM and your laptop will spark right up.

Thank you. March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #5 Top jonath Senior Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 32 Sorry for omissions - now collected here I hope. The list does not cover every program. A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here: Ad-Aware 2008. Avoid using the peer-to-peer file sharing.

Seek professional help. Click the image to enlarge it In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. the link you posted to the atapi.sys example hosted here immediately triggered my Avira anti-virus. http://gsdclb.org/trojan-virus/trojan-infection-help-please.php Your cache administrator is webmaster.

with xp or earlier this program could be stopped simply by using the task manager. ATA/IDE controller. In windows vista and windows 7 you cannot stop this file using the task manager and therefore reaching this file at all in those two operating systems is not possible without The files were not infected, I was even able to reproduce this with a fresh install.

Bonappetite normally a modem file Don Can be associated with the Rootkit Pakes.U remove Hard disk and scan on another pc to verify Brian I had Permalink Submitted by dev-null (not verified) on Wed, 02/17/2010 - 15:33 John - you said earlier: "I don;t want to hear this “crap” about malware/infections. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Microsoft Security Essentials detects it on Windows 7 and seems to disinfect it, but I'm not sure if it really has succeeded.

I will not provide the steps to do this, but you are welcome to look into these options. Permalink Submitted by Defender2803 (not verified) on Mon, 02/15/2010 - 15:40 You guys are funny. Click on the Scan tab.  Take note that the quick scan takes around 15-30 minutes while the full scan take about 2 hours.