Prevx & sinowal.e

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by 6694, Oct 5, 2009.

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  1. 6694

    6694 Registered Member

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    Hi.
    Is some version of Prevx able to remove MBR rootkit sinowal.e (my antivirus find it as boo/sinowal.e). Someone had experience with it?
    My pc is freezing after a few minutes, really nasty.
    What version do I need? Do I need to buy it?

    Thanks
     
  2. pegas

    pegas Registered Member

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    I assume you have Prevx free installed. In order to clean from malwares you will need to buy the removal license, see http://www.prevx.com/freescan.asp -> tab comparison. Buying this license you are provided with the guaranteed malware removal, for more reference please see the said page as well.
     
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    markusg Registered Member

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    ask the Moderator prevx help for an test license.
     
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    ctrlaltdelete Registered Member

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    Prevx will remove MBR rootkits without the need of a license.

    Free use for Detection (includes free Adware and MBR Rootkit Removal)

    http://www.prevx.com/freescan.asp
     
  6. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

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    ctrlaltdelete

    RE - Free use for Detection (includes free Adware and MBR Rootkit Removal)

    Quite right it does say that. The comparison chart though is a bit misleading in this respect though i think !

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    But nice for people to know there is a FREE solution to this nasty. Thanx Prevx.
     
  7. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    Very good point - the MBR rootkit entry in the chart relates to realtime MBR rootkit prevention rather than on-demand. Prevx, for free, will detect and clean the MBR but the free version doesn't contain realtime monitoring so it wouldn't trigger the block in realtime.
     
  8. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

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    PrevxHelp

    That could potentially be a BIG problem then. If someone on Prevx free does get blasted with an MBR nasty, unless they are PC savvy, they wouldn't automatically realise what was happening. They could find themselves in serious doo doo, not to mention all the time they might waste trying to sort it out, if they could !

    Can i suggest that, as you are generous enough to provide the free clean up for these particular nasties already anyway, including automatic operation instead of manual from now on, would be a great help.

    S
     
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