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Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU IE 11 delphinium Norton Fighter25 Reg: 21-Nov-2008 Posts: 9,821 Solutions: 187 Kudos: 3,007 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 18-Oct-2009 | 2:23PM • Permalink What do I do now? *EDIT*: After a discussion with my sister, she grudgingly revealed from where she found the virus:

  1. Back to top #4 Blade Blade Strong in the Bleepforce Site Admin 12,685 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:US Local time:10:29 AM Posted 02 September 2009 - 11:01 PM No. . .
  2. scanning hidden files ...
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  4. scan completed successfully hidden files: ************************************************************************** . --------------------- DLLs Loaded Under Running Processes --------------------- - - - - - - - > 'Explorer.exe'(2936) c:\windows\system32\btncopy.dll . ------------------------ Other Running Processes ------------------------ .
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  6. Thanks again Back to top #10 Blade Blade Strong in the Bleepforce Site Admin 12,685 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:US Local time:10:29 AM Posted 05 September 2009 - 07:12 PM Glad
  7. Under certain circumstances profanity provides relief denied even to prayer.Mark Twain SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,389 Solutions: 725 Kudos: 5,906 Kudos1 Stats Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 17-Oct-2009
  8. MSA.EXE (Trojan.Agent/Gen) Please use a friend's or family member's computer and download the Malwarebytes tool and it's manual update from the link below..

Thanks! I'm aware that it can be like finding a needle in a haystack when the needle's made of hay) Many thanks dbrisendine Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Oct-2008 Posts: 5,302 Solutions: 76 When I booted up, the computer performed a drive consistency check if that means anything. Username1 Contributor4 Reg: 16-Oct-2009 Posts: 13 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 16-Oct-2009 | 2:37PM • 33 Replies • Permalink Hi..

When the scan finishes, click on: Save Report. All rights reserved. Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP21.tmp\ZAP21.tmp Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^ Removing mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP21.tmp\ZAP21.tmp Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP2CE.tmp\ZAP2CE.tmp Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^ Removing mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP2CE.tmp\ZAP2CE.tmp Found Suspecting malware I looked at the task manager and identified msa.exe and b.exe running, which a Google search confirmed is a virus.

Any assistance you could provide would be appreciated. Stay up to date! I also have a program called Cognac which is trying to put itself into startup, and I have blocked it, but I really don't know what it is about. Please download HiJackThis for this web site.  Choose the executable and save it on your desktop.  Run the file and select the first option on the main menu "Do a system

SUPERAntiSpyware is another good scanner with high detection and removal rates. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/msaexe-bexe Please download The Avenger2 by Swandog46 to your Desktop.Right click on the Avenger.zip folder and select "Extract All..." Follow the prompts and extract the avenger folder to your desktop2. Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now! HELP!!!

If the virus is unable to be deleted in the system, we might go into Windows safe mode (press F8 while booting the comptuer) and try again.   Good luck! weblink Oh, by the way, I am using Norton Internet Security 2009, for what thats worth. Skip to main content Norton.com Norton Community Home Forums Blogs Search HelpWelcome Message FAQs Search Tips Participation Guidelines Terms and Conditions MenuUserLog in Sign up English简体中文 Français Deutsch 日本語 Português Español Please copy/paste the content of c:\avenger.txt into your reply.THENDelete the current copy of combofix and download a fresh one - we will change the name this time Download Combofix from any

Microsoft PartnerSilver Application Development file.net Deutsch Home Files Software News Contact What is msa.exe? Subject: Security ID: S-1-5-21-224438324-2662824499-76924528-500 Account Name: Administrator Domain Name: WIN-GUXRK5Z1V1M Logon ID: 0x2567c Record Number: 948 Source Name: Microsoft-Windows-Eventlog Time Written: 20090505054008.445200-000 Event Type: Audit Success User: ======Environment variables====== "ComSpec"=%SystemRoot%\system32\cmd.exe "FP_NO_HOST_CHECK"=NO Double-click on it to run a scan. navigate here When logging in, do NOT log in under the account titled "Admin" or "Administrator"Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:Launch the program and back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software"

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I've just tried to uninstall it, to reinstall it - but I get greeted with a message informing me, despite this being the only account, that I have insufficient privileges to uninstall Similar Threads - Problems viruses New Black screen of death, start button, and search problems kettledrum, Nov 4, 2016, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 3 Views: 418 kettledrum

I still have the virus files if you would like a look at that, Ive changed the file extensions so you cant open it.

Make sure you immunize any removable drives with Flash Disinfector before plugging them into the infected computer.2 guidelines when backing up:1) Backup all your important data files, pictures, music, work etc... If I am helping you, it has been 48 hours since your last post, and I have yet to reply to your topic, please send me a PM Become a BleepingComputer Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well. <-- THIS IS IMPORTANT!!!Hold down the Shift key when inserting the drive until Windows detects it to I would like to just nip this in the butt and solve it.

This literally took me 7 months to complete. Now whenever I start the computer I'm getting the error that AVG is not responding and the "Send report" "Don't Send Report"...when I do "don't send report" nothing happens...when I do I downloaded Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (mbam) and ran it, problem fixed...simple.I figured it would be just as easy this time, but I am wrong.Whenever I start my computer the viewbar on the his comment is here Problems with b.exe & msa viruses Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Wolfman XXX, Jun 25, 2009.

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged I'm at a brickwall and feel like I'm just running circles trying to get this thing solved and I have ultimately surrendered and am asking you guys to please help me. Please attach the report in your next reply. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mark __________________ To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.If I have Would following any of the instructions in that other forum be of any help to Username1?

Also, please don'tforget to resume the Kaspersky that you paused.Download Combofix from here -> http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe scottbeane 13.10.2009 18:31 I will follow the steps provided and attach the Combofix log this evening Win32kDiag.txt 7.67KB 72 downloads 0 #7 Essexboy Posted 30 October 2009 - 12:37 PM Essexboy GeekU Moderator Retired Staff 69,964 posts OK time to start clearing some of this rubbish Click AUGH! I will need a look at your system before I can proceed To ensure that I get all the information this log will need to be attached (instructions at the end)

I found three viruses (msa.exe, b.exe and a.exe) and deleted them but my my problems still persist. Keep your other software up to date as well Software does not need to be made by Microsoft to be insecure. My Internet doesn't work at all (I'm on my cell) and it always seems to say in my task manager that Internet explorer is open. Not a good thing :(.

You must rename it before saving rename it to Gotcha before saving it to your desktop. The tool will begin scanning and may take a while to complete, so please be patient. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. Other visible odd behavior to date seems to be in launching up to (most often) 3 instances of a web browser and attempting to access the eHarmony pages.Any assistance you could

Please ignore that momentary act of stupidity.  floplot Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 11-Apr-2009 Posts: 21,938 Solutions: 477 Kudos: 3,433 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 17-Oct-2009 | 1:31PM • Permalink Hi Did After showing an initial loading bar, I received no further prompts. Under certain circumstances profanity provides relief denied even to prayer.Mark Twain Replies are locked for this thread. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum lunarlander replied Feb 22, 2017 at 10:04 AM Loading... Register now! Msa.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file.