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Combofix Gave Rootkit . ZeroAccess Warning

Combofix Gave Rootkit . ZeroAccess Warning

Combofix Gave Rootkit . ZeroAccess Warning


I scanned my machine with Combofix and it warned me that I had the
Rootkit.ZeroAccess inserted into the tcp/ip. It mentioned that it is a difficult thing to straighten out. Is there anything I can do to make sure it's gone ? Combofix did clean stuff out of the machine and it is running better.

I was using AVG, but currently have Avast on my machine and Malwarebytes. Any suggestions ? thanks


RE: Combofix Gave Rootkit . ZeroAccess Warning

I haven't come across the zero access root kit for a few months, but the first couple of times I did, nothing would remove it.  Later, Combofix successfully removed it.  

But, I'd run what BadBigBen mentioned and then I might run the following as a second opinion.

Then, I might remove my anti-virus and run Combofix just as a final check.

RE: Combofix Gave Rootkit . ZeroAccess Warning

Thanks Goombawaho and BigBadBen :)

RE: Combofix Gave Rootkit . ZeroAccess Warning


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