Have you gotten any messages about updating you antivirus lately?
A friend of mine had a Trojan about a month ago that wouldn't let him install any security stuff, including SuperAntiSpyware.
In order to run it I had to install in on a thumb drive on my computer and run it in safe mode on his.
It did find and remove it.
I suppose that the same thing left over from Nod could be blocking AVG as well.
If that's the case and you can't figure out what it is then it may be time for a repair install of Windows, it only takes about 20 minutes but I'd do it as a last resort.
When I do a repair install I do it from a new user ID, it's a pain because you have to transfer you address books, favorites etc. but it keeps Windows from picking up junk from your old one.
I create the new ID reboot, into the new ID, turn off all startup items and services, then reboot again in this configuration and then start the repair.
This gives you the cleanest possible install without deleting anything from your hard drive.
I've occasionally found some software had to be reinstalled after this but not often, non of my Adobe stuff refused to run afterwards.
After the install you will be able to boot into your old one to retrieve anything you need from it.
Once the new one is up and running you can delete the old one.
Note: I personally have never done a repair install in Windows 7, but many like this in XP.
Hello again mike,okay..let me start this.Today i tried to install the avg thru safe mode and it succesfull then i tried to run it but it wont run even wont start after the reboot,then i tried again to uninstall it thru safe mode and i got this error tried thru in normal mode still the same error.Gosh im bumped!
I dload the superantispyware and start the scan & the result below even after the scan,the uninstallation wont success even run the program. I also facing some security problems too,in safe mode my security center wont even start. What am i going to do now... everything seems to be upside down til i've got headache.
I'm agreeing with Mike, this is deeper than an ESET problem.
Download Malwarebytes install, update, do a full scan.
Oh, and start up Windows Defender and do a full scan, it's not brilliant but at least it's already installed.
We're all trying to help you here, but if I was you I'd be getting ready for a totally clean re-install. That means reformatting the drive before re-installing. Drastic? Yes. We're not there yet though. I've done the "scan with ESET" "scan with Malwarebytes" "run HiJackThis" "RKill" etc. and eventually decided, Sod it. Re-install time. That's not so bad if you're not too far down the line with 894 programs installed, otherwise a PITA.
Just a heads up if you buy a new external HD avoid any WD that mentions Smartware. Look at some places online like Newegg, Amazon, Tiger Direct etc for customer reviews. Also check the WD forums and see all the problems there are. Their customer support sucks too.
I guess re-install will completely solved my problems then..But i dont have external drive to create a backup and beyond that my personal data and files were much too important for me till it reach 67Gb,My dvd drive also NOT functioning.Gosh..But i think i must completely format my lappy b'cause this problem is giving me an headache.
Hello People,Today i scanned my pc again with safe mode and found this And again my 2nd scan in normal mode Also im facing some various problem especially my windows defender are not working anymore NOTE: When i ran rkill,the process terminate the c/windows/system32/dllhost.dll,Was it some kind of malware with that?
I just noticed that this one has caught my attention,When i do the 3rd scan the same threat was found,I did removed it with superantispyware & malwarebytes,But both still found the same threat like this.Any solutions to gettin rid of this thing?As i was reading some article in google this kinda a trojan would completely take over control my pc!Please,i need help for this,how to get rid of this moron completely?malwarebytes & SASPYWARE won't even remove it.
I've usually been able to dig myself out of the brown mucky stuff but there have been a couple of times over the years when I've been up to my nostrils in it.
The guys over at the security section at TechSupportForums threw me a lifeline, pulled me out the icky stuff and gave me a nice hot shower!
I'm suggesting this as I think you are beyond the simple "scan with A", "run B" stage and need to run things like Combofix with special commands thrown in. If you decide to go there for help read this first to speed up the process, then can you supply us with a link so we can follow this problem through to the end.
The problem with some of these things is that even if they are removed by the anti spyware software they just reinstall from some hidden file when you reboot.
They can generate random names for the install file so that anti spyware software which looks for specific files can't find them.
I'd give the tech support forums a try and if that doesn't work then I'm afraid that the only thing you can do is reinstall.
I use Maxtor and LeCie external hard drives, I've had good luck with both, I just plug them in and use them, I don't use any of the software that comes with them.
If you have a BestBuy or something near, you can run out and buy one before you do your backup.
There are manual ways of removing these things and sometimes companies like McAfee will offer a downloadable remover tool. But I haven't found any from credible sources for these.
As I said earlier my friend had this a month or so ago and we were able to get rid of it, but he did decided to go ahead and reinstall Windows XP anyway just to be sure he was rid of it for good.
A last note, when you back up your stuff take you time and go through your computer folder by folder.
Even then I usually discover to late that I have forgotten something.
Remember to export your address books from your e-mail, and copy your favorites folder.
If you play games copy your save files, get all your music, and photos and if like me you have a lot of installation files for software you have downloaded be sure to copy all of them.
I have a folder names My Software Disk in which I save all my downloaded software.
I copy this folder occasionally to DVD to make sure I have all the stuff I have downloaded.
Hello mike,Elmer..How can i thank you to all of you with ur kindness for helping a noob like me.Thank you very much! I am happy with you guys efforts.
Well,here i got a good & miracle news,I just dont know how did i do it but the moron just dissapeared when i run MBAM & SASPYWARE 3rd time at the same time my lappy restart while i choosing to removing it after the scan that asked me to reboot my lappy,Then while i log it on into a safe mode & again do a scan,From there i see that sh*tware has no longer exist,I do a test to install NOD32 and it was SUCCESS!
Then i tried to UNINSTALL it and install it again in normal mode,It was successfully done,Again try to UNINSTALLING in normal mode & install AVG.It was a charm!It worked now. PS/ I HAVE NO IDEA HOW DID I DO IT TILL THE MUDWARE DISSAPEARED LOL