View Full Version : Removing Antivirgear from infected computer

16-01-2008, 03:09 PM
Hi, I am helping a neighbour with his infected computer and the main thing on it is Antivirgear, must have come in with a trojan. Has anyone had any experience using Smitfraud.exe to remove it, and does that work?

16-01-2008, 03:28 PM
If you run Spybot, spyware Doc (from my sig) , Super Antispyware (http://www.superantispyware.com/), also run Ccleaner and Nod32 , after diabling System Restore, that should get rid of it.

Do a clean up with all the above and post back a Hijack Log after.

If you have Nod32 installed you cant use Smitfraudfix - Nod detects it as a virus and destroys it if you try to download.

Speedy Gonzales
16-01-2008, 03:31 PM
Rogueremover in my sig has it in its database.

16-01-2008, 03:32 PM
He has the ZoneLabs security suite and is on dial up, WinXP Pro SP1. Thanks for suggestions.

Speedy Gonzales
16-01-2008, 03:34 PM
Get rogueremover that should remove it

16-01-2008, 03:48 PM
Thank you Speedy!

16-01-2008, 10:01 PM
I ran RogueRemover, AdAware SE, and Ccleaner and those seemed to get rid of all the crap. His computer seems to run an awful lot quicker now!