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#1 Corneliu


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Posted 10 March 2009 - 10:52 PM

The latest versions for the Downadup (aka Conficker or Kido) removal tools can now be downloaded from www.downadup.org.

As a reminder, the system infected with this malware displays the following SYMPTOMS:
  • Connection times out while trying to access various antivirus related websites.
  • Windows Update has been disabled.
  • Presence of autorun.inf files in the root of mapped drives pointing to a .dll file inside the RECYCLER folder of the drive.

The REMOVAL using the tool has to be performed as follows: (detailed instructions can be found on the downadup.org website)
  1. Download MS08-67 vulnerability fix, according to your operating system version as instructed in the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-067;
  2. Download, extract and run the removal tool;
  3. Restart the computer.

The tools are available for DOWNLOAD from the following locations:

Edited by Cristi B., 22 October 2011 - 07:07 PM.
changed description and links to emphasize the new downadup.org location

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