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bonanza2000 April 17, 2011 12:46 PM

WTF! I just got the windows restore malware on my laptop!
I somehow got that windows restore malware on my laptop. Recommendations from HWC?

jay51 April 17, 2011 01:04 PM

download malwarebytes install/run .. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware: Malwarebytes

bonanza2000 April 17, 2011 02:47 PM

When I first saw it on my laptop I didn't click on any part of it since I knew it was bogus and shut off my wireless access to the net. This is a mean piece of code!

On a second computer I watched this video


and followed it as far as I could but I couldn't get access to task manager,

so I deleted a bunch of crap from the windows registry that I found here
once again couldn't find everything they said to delete.

I rebooted and the pesky thing didn't show up so now I connected the laptop back to the internet and am downloading Malwarebytes free malware removal tool and hoping I killed the thing.

Seems to have worked so far.

not the way I wanted to spend my Sunday

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