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Malwarebytes finds Trojan.TDSS in my computer.

Here is from the log : Registry Keys Infected : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\skynetpwixtbdw (Trojan.TDSS) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Say the PC must reboot to complete the cleaning so I click yes. Computer reboots, I rescan and it's back. Same exact error.

Using Regedit I found the key SKYNETpwixtbdw in 4 registry entries :

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\skynetpwixtbdw

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ControlSet001\Services\skynetpwixtbdw

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ControlSet002\Services\skynetpwixtbdw

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ControlSet003\Services\skynetpwixtbdw

The CurrentControlSet is the only key showing the Trojan.TDSS infection

Also, I cannot delete (or rename) any of these keys manually. RegEdit says : error in deleting key

In researching at Symantec, I also don't seem to have any of the files associated with the Trojan.TDSS or the SKYNET registry entries on my hard drives (search from windows including hidden and system files)

Help, please. :)

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Greetings.

To get you fixed up please follow the instructions here:

I'm infected - What do I do now?

And post your logs in a new topic here:

Malware Removal - HijackThis Logs

Please be sure not to install any software or use any removal or scanning tools exept those that you are

instructed to by the expert who will be assisting you as doing so can make their job much more difficult.

note: if for some reason you are unable to run some or any of the tools in the first link, then skip that step and move on to the next one.

If you can't even run HijackThis, then just post here: Malware Removal - HijackThis Logs describing your issues and an expert will reply with further instructions.

I hope I was helpful. Good luck and safe surfing. :)

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