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Thread Tools Display Modes MSN Virus lil_guy009 Guest Posts: n/a 02-07-2007, 05:54 PM My computer has been infected by a virus spreading around by MSN chatting. It certainly seems to come bundled along with innocent-looking but actually evil stuff. I wanted to ask if that's okay? These servers may play host to phishing sites that send user data entered on them to internet fraudsters. useful reference

I clicked hte "ever so useful" (sarcasim) windows "more informartion" link and it leads me to this: http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Entry.aspx?name=SettingsModifier%3aWin32%2fPossibleHostsFileHijack&threatid=1758608427027806866 now alot of good this does with vista :P I tried opening the If PowerShell doesn't eventually run the command, you can cancel it by pressing [Ctrl]+C. Information on A/V control HERER,K The only easy day was yesterday. ...some do, some don't; some will, some won't (WR) Back to top #3 KoanYorel KoanYorel Bleepin' Conundrum Staff Emeritus 19,461 However, I encourage you to give it a shot just to get feel for how many definitions Window Defender has in its database.

You can choose to go to each menu item and just download the needed files or you can download the files and perform a scan in Normal Mode. Nice to know I was right. Fr Hilfe wre ich dankbar. General Computing Anti-Spyware Software General Off Topic Feedback Announcements Newsgroups Virus Information Spyware Computer Security

Posted: 10-Mar-2009 | 10:33AM • Permalink It truly is a false positive, nathan1225, Windows Defender usually uploads definition updates every two or three or four days - last night, however, it Also alles in Ordnung. Is it possible be virus? This behaviour can be safely interpreted as a case of desperate urgency.

As such, it may take a little while between the time that you enter the command and the time you actually see output on the screen. The Microsoft tech deleted what you have mentioned in your post: 102.54.94.97     rhino.acme.com          # source server#       38.25.63.10     x.acme.com     Why not that of the database? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/210266/windows-defender-detection-settingsmodifierwin32possiblehostsfilehijack/ Windows 8 will soon delete HOSTS entries for Doubleclick, Facebook and Twitter; heise.de, on the other hand, will be allowed to remain Malware will in fact often create such erroneous entries

Windows Defender detects it at startup > and says it successfully cleans/deletes/quarantines it, but it's always > coming back. > -- > Fire lead the caveman to technology, but the fire After that, the computer was rebooted, Windows Defender run again...and the scan came up clean. The values are described in the following table.ID Severity 0 Unknown 1 Low 2 Moderate 4 High 5 Severe (I'm not sure what happened to SeverityID 3.)ThreatIDThe ThreatID value is simply The new Content Security Policy standard should finally provide some relief more » Skype's ominous link checking: Facts and speculation Our associate's discovery that URLs sent through Skype are then visited by

I've googled pages on pages and it comes upolder posts on so called non reliable sites (I dont rust too many :P) its been reported as a possible trogan on others, http://newwikipost.org/topic/gGzps92mz8YPmYSiNJRTeQHz1hs1cBXN/Accidentally-hit-quot-allow-quot-to-a-trojan-warning-from-Windows-Defender-and-now.html Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you What does Multi-AV do exactly? My windows defender came up with the following a couple of days ago: 'SettingsModifier:Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack'.

I've tried getting into | MSConfig, but that opens up for about half a second and then the virus closes | the window. see here Get-MpComputerStatus Gets the status of anti-malware software on the computer. Gehe zu Benutzerkontrollzentrum Private Nachrichten Abonnements Wer ist online Foren durchsuchen Forum-Startseite PC-Hardware PC-Systeme Maus, Tastatur, Webcam Drucker, Scanner & Co. My Zone Alarm firewall was running again, and I could open MSConfig (which I couldn't before).

Once you have downloaded the files > needed for each scanner you want to use, you should reboot the PC into Safe Mode [F8 key > during boot] and re-run the Lipman Guest Posts: n/a 02-07-2007, 08:05 PM From: "lil_guy009" <(E-Mail Removed)> | My computer has been infected by a virus spreading around by MSN | chatting. The H took a look to see how that held up more » Kernel Log: Coming in 3.10 (Part 3) - Infrastructure Kernel developers have toned down an over-eager feature for protecting this page Although Google continues to support a variety of open projects and people, Glyn Moody notes that, following recent changes to Google Code and Google Talk, concern is growing that something fundamental

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Technology will lead us to knowledge, but technology > also has the potential to endager us. Windows Defender has found a "SettingsModifier", don't know how to proceed Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Saussure, Mar 9, 2009. Windows Defender detects it at startup | and says it successfully cleans/deletes/quarantines it, but it's always | coming back. Click here to Register a free account now!

Posted: 10-Mar-2009 | 3:14PM • Permalink My thread indicated in SendofJive's post got deleted by accident, so that link is no longer valid. Any and all help will be much, much appreciated. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry. Get More Info Kann nur ein Admin machen oder du.

I have not noticed any abnormal behaviour on my computer and I can access security sites normally etc. Remove-MpThreat Removes active threats from the computer. It will take a few minutes for this download and installation process to occur.SEE: Windows administrator's PowerShell script kit (Tech Pro Research)Performing a few standard operationsThe Start-MpScan cmdlet on the PowerShell Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.