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Hi, I think I must have posted this in the wrong part of the forum so I will post it here:

My Toshiba laptop was infected yesterday with the System Tool 2011 virus yesterday and I was fortunate enough to have a cell phone with full internet handy to look up instructions to get rid of this problem. I restarted my laptop in safe mode with networking, downloaded Malwarebytes, and ran the program just fine without having to change the name or extension of the actual executable program. After running a full scan, Malwarebytes detected 27 bad files on the system, deleting all of them successfully. On restart,(normal mode) there was no sign of the virus to be found; the system tool virus icon in my start menu had become a dead shortcut, the random numbers folders that had placed themselves in my documents folder had their contents deleted, and everything is running good right now. Is there a chance that there is still a registry key somewhere in my system that Malwarebytes could have missed or am I pretty much in the clear of this virus? I'd appreciate any feedback, thank you.

My laptop is running Windows Vista 32 bit version

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Hello PercentageCF! Welcome to Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Forums!

My name is Borislav and I will be glad to help you solve your problems with malware. Before we begin, please note the following:

  • The process of cleaning your system may take some time, so please be patient.
  • Follow my instructions step by step if there is a problem somewhere, stop and tell me.
  • Stay with the thread until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
  • Instructions that I give are for your system only!
  • If you don't know or can't understand something please ask.
  • Do not install or uninstall any software or hardware, while work on.
  • Keep me informed about any changes.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware completely removes System Tool. There is no reasons for worry!

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