Use Combofix only if there is no other alternative!

Sushubh

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The warnings that come with the program are real. I used it on my machine and I am suffering from the consequences. :)

It messed up several applications that are installed on the system. Had to reinstall. In fact, I had to use System Restore to get some of them working. And even that did not fix some of the problems that I am currently facing.
 

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ComboFix can really fcuk up with your system. Good for many but may turn out to be harmful at times.
 


real_india

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Never faced any problem with Combofix till date on XP OS. As Samm said, its the go to thing, when all others have failed to solve your problems. I have been using the combination of Combofix+UnHackme for years now & for me it is the ultimate freeware solution against virus/rootkit infections. Never tried it on Windows 7 or Vista so can't comment on whether its an OS compatibility issue.
 


real_india

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well yeah. i am using 64bit Windows 7 :D


Personally i am running Windows 7 64 biton my laptop with a simple Avast antivirus running in the background. Thankfully, never had to resort to Combofix till now.

I am just wondering what kind of things you were doing on your :computer: for it to be so infected so badly that the need of Combofix arose in the first place :confused: I am sure you must be using some kind of basic antivirus as well!
 

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Personally i am running Windows 7 64 biton my laptop with a simple Avast antivirus running in the background. Thankfully, never had to resort to Combofix till now. I am just wondering what kind of things you were doing on your :computer: for it to be so infected so badly that the need of Combofix arose in the first place :confused: I am sure you must be using some kind of basic antivirus as well!
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