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How to disable autorun in a usb drive and prevent autorun w32 malwares infection

A disabled autorun feature in windows will reduce the W32 viruses infection in a your hard disk, removable media, especially flash disk, memory cards and diskettes (in ancient times) and here are the  steps  that can save your PC in stopping USEP scandal, sohanad, madforelmo, SCVIIHost, downadup, jollybee and other malwares that will infect your PC or laptops.

You can follow this procedure to save yourself in preventing the viruses to enter in your PC. Read more…

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Posted by Dennis    Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2009

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How to enable task manager?

We are having fun of pressing “CTRL + ALT + DEL” in the keyboard if we want to stop running applications.  It is easy to press the end process button in the task manager when we will discover our most treasured application is not responding. When you press “CTRL + ALT + DEL” , you will be prompted with “Your Task Manager was Disabled by your Administrator”.   Does it sound familiar?  Most of the computer users in the Philippines that were infected with malwares like sohanad  had disabled task manager.

Application Not Responding

Application Not Responding

When we experience the task manager (capture screen at right) does not show up when we press ctrl+alt+delete, the easiest way to end the program is to  press the power button.

We might resort to different methods like manually editing the registry keys. But if you are not geeky, you can download a tool that will do technical process for you.

Here are the procedures:

1. Open your browser or you can use firefox  Spread Firefox Affiliate Button

2. click this link to download taskmanager fix

3.  copy the downloaded file to your Desktop

4. Double click the file to open.

5. Try to press “ctrl+alt+del”

Enjoy ending your application processes…

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Posted by Dens    Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009

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How to remove Madforelmo malware

“Madforelmo!”, you can view this at windows taskbar when you are infected with samok.vbs malware. This is a variant of sowar.vbs where your task manager and folder options where disabled plus no more run command and registry editing is disabled.

You will be annoyed when this malware changed your “Open” command in the right click menu to “b-b2g” and “Explore” command to “Owned” when you right click a drive or folder.

Registry Entries:

  • The newly created Registry Values are:
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\shell\explore]
    • (Default) = “Owned!”
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\shell\open]
    • (Default) = “b-b2g”
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    • autoMe = “wscript.exe “%Windir%\samok.vbs”"

  • You can find the technical specifications of the virus here

How to Remove the malware manually:

1.  Google and download the tools to enable the taskmanager (Download Here) and  regedit (Download here) and Download combofix Read more…

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Posted by Dens    Date: Monday, June 1, 2009

Categories: Spyware and Viruses, The Office

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