Help Needed Tracking Virus

March 25, 2011 at 05:06:24
Specs: Windows 7
My PC currently has two hard drives, the second being used mostly to store music, but shortly after turning my computer on, the drive disappears from My Computer, and only re appears once I turn the computer off and on again (Note: just restarting the computer does not fix this).
I am currently using AVG, Ad-Aware and Spybot S&D to try and find the culprit, but to no avail
Has anyone come across this themselves, and if so, what did you use to sort it out?


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March 26, 2011 at 06:56:14
Run all these.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
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Common Issues, Questions, and their Solutions, Frequently Asked Questions.
VIPRE Rescue Program
Try it in Safe mode.
If it won't run, rename the downloaded mbam-setup.exe file to mb.exe to help work around certain malware that will block it from being run.
If it still will not run.
1: Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features and uninstall Malwarebytes.
Next redownload Malwarebytes but rename it before you download it to your desktop. As you are in the process of downloading when you get to the point that the "enter name of file to save to" box appears, in the "filename" slot, rename mbam-setup.exe to something.exe, then click Save.
If it installed but will not run, navigate to this folder:
2: C:\Programs Files\Malwarebytes' AntiMalware
At the top of the page, Tools > Folder Options > View, click > Show hidden files and folders and untick > Hide extensions for known file types.
How to see hidden files in Windows
Rename all the .exe files in the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder and try to run it again.
When it opens, update 1st.
If it won't update after installing, update manually.
Download & install.

UnHackMe is a first bootwatch antirootkit.

A guide and tutorial on using ComboFix

Using ESET's Online Scanner
General clean up and Prep (Do prior to any AV scans)
How can I view the log file from ESET Online Scanner?

Hitman Pro
Unlimited free scanning and free 30-day version to remove detected malware.
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Spyware Doctor Starter Edition

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