Windows - Delayed Write Failed ...

June 19, 2011 at 16:42:59
Specs: Windows XP
had a virus - managed to clear it BUT now keep getting the following warning pop-up:
Windows - Delayed Write Failed
something to do with c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\AVG\incavi.avm.prepare

After virus was cleared couldn't get any audio on online tv and radio programmes. The audio is working normally for anything else.


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June 20, 2011 at 05:15:33
Unsure this will help but hopefuly it will shed some light ont he issue

also if its AVG related may I suggest trying to run a repair on th eprogramme as the virus may have damaged some of the files

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June 22, 2011 at 16:26:08
The delayed write error is spurious and shows that the hijacker is still present in memory. I have the same problem. Removed all known items on infected computer. Used Malwarebytes, Spybot, Security Essentials, June 2011 Malware removal tool, All report clean. I have used the gmer rootkit detection utility and see nothing unusual (except maybe an entry from bytemobile called tcpipBM.sys)
bytemobile looks legitimate however.

I have reset winsock, and reset IE Settings. Problem appears on new install of chrome as well. I google "security essentials" click on a microsoft link and get redirected somewhere else.

SeaTools for windows reports the drive is OK (long DST).

anytime i download something that it knows about, I get the delayed write error.
I can download "safe" stuff without error.

This happens in safe mode and normal mode.

Im looking for suggestions as to how to proceed from here since everything I have loaded tells me the system is clean. There are no obvious HijackThis entries.


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June 22, 2011 at 16:32:32
Additionally, combofix says it's clean. the errors from AVG in the previous messages are because the hijacker knows about AVG and "protects" itself during the download and install.

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