LOL meesha727 Unfortunately I did get scammed. INeedHelpFast., Jan 27, 2017, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 0 Views: 76 INeedHelpFast. A linux boot disk did not work! Scarily they knew my name and address, said there calling from Microsoft. navigate here
Click the X on the upper right hand corner to exit the Management console. ------------------------------------------------- Have Hijack This fix the following by placing a check in the appropriate boxes and selecting 'Fix They told him they could see that his computer had a load of errors on it and that if he allowed them remote access, they could fix it for him. I wasn’t going to play tricks on them or make fun of them. Join our site today to ask your question.
This achieved the expected result of completing cutting out my Internet connection. patzy This was very helpful. C:\Program Files\PCHealthCenter\2.gif (Trojan.Fakealert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
from California. Do you have additional information? Recommended: Identify drwatson.exe related errors Important: Some malware disguises itself as drwatson.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Easier said than done because it is touching on things like human nature, social engineering, fear and scare tactics: basically things that have worked for thousands of years.
Please consult our Help & Resource Page ] Have you ever received a call from someone with a heavy Indian accent from Microsoft saying your computer had errors or viruses? Yes people in the USA come from all races, ethnicities and such but at least knowing they are based in the US you could pick a scam a lot easier the Since these scammers use all sorts of tricks and fake identities, one of the best ways to ruin their business is simply to make it unworthy by spreading the message around this is so much fun… I loved it… thedude64 The first time this happened to me, I was rather dismayed.
Note 1: If you have difficulty finding the logs, the logs are in this folder: C:\rsit Note 2: The tool takes not more than one minute to scan the system.You might I would love to be able to report them but it seems to me that they cover their tracks very well. C:\Program Files\VAV\vav.ooo (Rogue.VistaAntivirus2008) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. and here is Hijackthis log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 20:00:25, on 24-07-2008 Platform: Windows XP I was able to keep them on the phone for 45 minutes while I put the phone down to "go to the other room where the computer was".
Well, now you see my warning in the beginning was a serious one. Please navigate to the following file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll Please go to VirusTotal and submit the file check over here Can't wait for the next call…. Other than the blatant lies, she had not been too pushy and to her credit gave me the option to decline assistance. Trying to tell me about the messages that his phony "server" was getting, showing that there are errors on my computer.
So till today I do not know, what damage they did to my documents and a professional is actually trying to get access to the pc. Could only manage to keep them on the phone for about 20 minutes before they cottoned on. Senior citizens and not computer savvy, these hucksters told my mom her computer was infecting all the computers in the neighborhood and if she didn't give them access to clean it
They thought I was an idiot. Thanks timmy DDS... Here is the logs that i could get. When "Christina" calls me on Monday, I plan to tell her, that my phone line is hooked with fbi, and they listen to her, and will talk to her about her
I said it did nothing. They, unfortunately, found me already in a stressed mood. I wonder if he'll call back tomorrow? http://pseudoblog.net/dr-watson/dr-watson-log.html If we were to clean this, I still could not promise your system would be safe.
this people are vile. C:\Program Files\VAV (Rogue.VistaAntivirus2008) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. Files Infected: C:\Program Files\PCHealthCenter\0.gif (Trojan.Fakealert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. I take it you don't have the disk then. Please run HijackThis!
I received a call earlier today from a "private number" and was told that they were calling from Windows because they received reports from my computer that there were errors that I feigned concern over losing my machine or suffering irreparable damage. After 45 minutes, and he was shouting, I said "I have to go now. JCVerkler Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 3 11-18-2011 01:27 PM hy does my internet disconnect me when downloading?
http://comodo.com A tutorial on understanding and using firewalls may be found here. Regularly go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com and download all the "critical updates" for Windows, including the latest version of Internet Thank you for your help on breaking down what they would have had me do.