Trying To Get Rid Of Thinkpoint On Vista
I will help you. Patrik ― October 31, 2010 - 7:58 am Alex, you don`t need to purchase anything. It will not not even access the recovery files or task manger while in normal windows, will access everything in safe mode but the recovery files. Nothing wrong with that. never happened to me before. Source
I'm having a problem after I dl'ed a anti malware program and removed all the bad stuff... The method also replaces compromised files with a clean version. We had to log into the guest account and download another virus checker program (avast), install it and run a boot scan. Reason: access denied.” Comes up, that’s because you didn’t open command prompt as an administrator. http://deletemalware.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-remove-thinkpoint-uninstall.html
Just be sure to backup all of your files first as there will be no turning back.John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Vista formatting hard drive by CarolRiegel Decided to reboot and when I did, there was Thinkpoint. to Bad_Wolf i was thinking about the think point scam and i was wondering if i put my credit card into the purchase page and when i hit purchase it didnm't My husband ran the hotfix program, and then complained 'Microsoft is messing up my computer!".
Need your help. i will definitely be buying you product when i get home. Pete ― October 21, 2010 - 9:27 pm Did it and THINKPOINT still there after restart! MBAM will now delete all of the files and registry keys and add them to the programs quarantine. I was able to get the regular desktop after setting up Thinkpoint to do some scans regularly.
also believe there is other malware/spyware on computer. mradulo ― October 29, 2010 - 9:09 pm Followed your instructions but PC Tools Spyware Doctor downloaded -- NOT Malwarebytes even though Tags: Anti-Malware 52 ResponsesComments52Pingbacks0 Bad Nite says: September 30, 2010 at 2:12 amWell Malawarebytes used to work ok but when I tried to update definitions I find there are trojans attached Going back to XP is difficult or impossible.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks by danapendar0603 / November 9, 2010 1:26 AM PST In reply to: Re: format The PC should now reboot into Windows.
If I run malwarebytes again the same 3 always come up. Do I still need to download the malware? God bless! Thanks!!!
The next and final step is to open all the file locations. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-vista-will-not-let-me-format-my-hard-drive-207219/ Although Spyware Doctor claimed to be free, it found the problem but wouldn't fix it without purchasing the program, so I used your manual remove instead, and that worked fine. So if the spyware you wrote has infected 1 million computers you get 1 million years in the slammer. Thanks to myantispyware.com for the step by step insturctions which was not available anywhere else in any popular websites.
It worked Amaris ― October 27, 2010 - 3:51 pm This didn't work. Thank you all!I got rid of the think point screen by ending process in task manager hotfix or some random numbers then i managed to run malwarebytes!Running the ful HomeTools and Thanks for the instructions - worked like a charm last night on my dell laptop. The percentage impact correlates directly to the current Trend Path to determine a rise or decline in the percentage.
October 28, 2010 at 8:47 AM Anonymous said... Darn! I shut down my laptop a few times - But NOW when i start it… nothing… just a blank screen, not even THINKPOINT. have a peek here I took Think Point off my computer and even went to the control panel and deleted it from my computer however each time I restart my computer, it keeps coming back.
I also went back and created those same files hotfix.exe and install to create future conflicts if this tries to sneak back on me. JDees says: May 12, 2011 at 3:50 amGod bless Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware! Thank you so much!
You don't need to go through all these steps given on that link above.
I cannot get online to download the Malware Bytes…. Turned computer on today and just a black screen. Brenda says: November 4, 2010 at 11:33 pm Please help me get Think Point OFF my laptop. Thanks again everyone!
Great help - thanks! Help? I want to have your babiess!!!!!! October 30, 2010 at 7:23 AM Anonymous said...
If your current anti-virus solution let this infection through, you may want to consider purchasing the PRO version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to protect against these types of threats in the future. Brad says: October 26, 2010 at 3:40 amMatt, Thank you for all the info, it worked great. You should find hotfix.exe itself in the Application Data folder within the infected user profile, as well as a file in C:\Windows\Prefetch. When you see this screen, do not click on any of the buttons.
October 31, 2010 at 6:08 AM Anonymous said... Anyway, I got to the desktop so I could delete the file and the registry value.Thanks a bunch.P.S. Why is this allowed to happen? I was really freaking out because I knew something wasn't right and I know nothing about computers.
November 1, 2010 at 8:01 PM Anonymous said... ThinkPoint creates the following files and folders %AppData%\hotfix.exe %AppData%\ .comment-metadata 2.bat ThinkPoint creates the following registry keys and values HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PAV HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings | "WarnonBadCertRecving" = "0" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings | "WarnOnPostRedirect" = Is the virus just lying dormant waiting to strike again?