folders to shortcuts virus

October 29, 2011 at 04:26:39
Specs: Windows 7, Intel Dual Core/2GB
I gave my usb flash memory to a friend
this friend downloaded a program which supposed to clean his computer
it was a virus which changed all his folders to shortcuts
when I took the usb flash memory and connected it
I found all the folders ON IT are shortcuts (not the folders on my computer)
then I found my avira real time protection service stopped working (Note: my folders didn't became shortcuts)
next I couldn't show any official anti-virus site
after that the internet connection wasn't working anymore
when I restarted the computer the internet connection worked
except the avira 2012 so I removed it
and tried to install nod32 (failed)
also to install bitdefender (failed)
and I had a problem in my movies folder there was a a movie folder inside it without the folder icon when I drag to it the windows explorer restarts
so I deleted all the movies :(
oh I forgot I also found the empty space in the C drive decreased
what can I do to install a good antivirus and clean my usb flash memory??
I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate

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#1
October 29, 2011 at 08:33:14
I would throw that USB drive in the garbage. Then download, install & run mbam-setup.exe from one of the following.

http://www.searchftps.com/indexer/s...

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#2
October 30, 2011 at 03:45:52
It found 13 malware, backdoor & trojan :) when I performed a quick scan
I also run RKill
and I scanned with SuperAntispyware
(it found 254 files items and 25 registry items)

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#3
October 30, 2011 at 05:42:42
Is everything okay now?

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#4
October 30, 2011 at 14:24:33
I still can't install nod32 :(

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#5
October 30, 2011 at 14:29:06
What's the error message? Try to install it in safe mode.

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#6
October 31, 2011 at 03:01:40
It suddenly roll back

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#7
October 31, 2011 at 03:55:55
windows installer service is not running in the safe mode

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#8
October 31, 2011 at 08:38:35
Try these 3 progs in the exact order
1- rkill.exe
2- tdss killer
3- malwarebytes
Don't reboot untill the last scan is done....if that still didn't solve the problem...try the same process using safemode.

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