Home > Windows Defender > Windows Defender Has Found A "SettingsModifier"

Windows Defender Has Found A "SettingsModifier"

More specifically, it allows you to see all of the malware threats that Windows Defender is able to protect against. Lipman Vat Guest Posts: n/a 03-07-2007, 06:33 AM On Jul 2, 10:54 pm, lil_guy009 <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote: > My computer has been infected by a virus spreading around Jem sent me the summary of the action taken in an e-mail, here it is: --- Problem Description: Browser Hijacker Troubleshooting Performed: Action: Check host file Result: Delete the old host Similar Threads - Windows Defender found New windows defender tonk101, Aug 26, 2016, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 1 Views: 254 wannabeageek Aug 27, 2016 New Windows Defender http://roguewb.com/windows-defender/do-i-need-windows-defender-if-i-have-avg.html

You mean Windows Defender :-) The Microsoft tech hasn't answered my message telling her that it was a false positive yet...and I don't think she will. It also made me wonder about all those claims that Windows Defender's ability to guard against malware pales in comparison other more mature antivirus software packages.Let's take a closer look at I clicked hte "ever so useful" (sarcasim) windows "more informartion" link and it leads me to this: http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Entry.aspx?name=SettingsModifier%3aWin32%2fPossibleHostsFileHijack&threatid=1758608427027806866 now alot of good this does with vista :P I tried opening the This has shut down my Zone > Alarm firewall, which I reinstalled to no effect. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-defender-has-found-a-settingsmodifier-dont-know-how-to-proceed.807767/

Systems with Intel graphics will wake from standby faster. The other two are under the Command of C:\WINDOWS\system32\rnsmfiv\lsass.exe (which I deleted, so could that be why I get the error messages?). Thread Tools Display Modes MSN Virus lil_guy009 Guest Posts: n/a 02-07-2007, 05:54 PM My computer has been infected by a virus spreading around by MSN chatting. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?

The browser hijack thing was a Windows Defender false positive. A small utility called TCHead systematically takes on this encryption more » The H Last 7 days News Archive Features The H Open Last 7 days News Archive Features The H Security Also alles in Ordnung. Execute; Multi_AV.exe { Note: You must use the default folder C:\AV-CLS } Choose; Unzip Choose; Close Execute; C:\AV-CLS\StartMenu.BAT { or Double-click on 'Start Menu' in C:\AV-CLS } NOTE: You may have

Thanks for the kudos Actually, I didn't do anything...just happened to be lucky that my gut instinct was right. I was doing a full system scan when NAV found ByteVerify, and I deleted it. File not found O18:64bit: - Protocol\Handler\http\oledb {E1D2BF40-A96B-11d1-9C6B-0000F875AC61} - Reg Error: Key error. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/210266/windows-defender-detection-settingsmodifierwin32possiblehostsfilehijack/ I do not know whether the lsass.exe had a lowercase "L" or uppercase "i" but this seemed to fix the problem.

I ran it fine and nothing was detected. Cheers Mo Windows 7 64 bit, NIS2013 SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,428 Solutions: 728 Kudos: 5,918 Kudos0 Re: Vista and Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack? Saussure, Mar 9, 2009 #1 Saussure Thread Starter Joined: Feb 28, 2005 Messages: 377 I got into contact with a Symantec expert (Michael York): he told me to test my computer Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Programmierung allgemein Internet & Netzwerke Rund um Online Browser, Add-ons E-Mail, Spam Webserver, Webhosting, Clouds Messenger, IP-Telefonie Facebook & Visit Website Get-MpPreference Gets preferences for the Windows Defender scans and updates. I am still wondering whether Windows Defender has detected a false positive or not. I have never seen them release 3 updates for windows defender in one day before.

NuMs1 Private E-2 Today I got a message from Windows Defender about SettingsModifier:Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack while my computer was idle. http://roguewb.com/windows-defender/windows-defender-download.html Is that normal? Forums Articles Register Members Search Member Login:

Spyware Forums > Newsgroups > Security Software > MSN Virus Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social:

  1. I've tried getting into > MSConfig, but that opens up for about half a second and then the virus closes > the window.
  2. I was able to download and run MGtools without any problems and found nothing.
  3. Kelvin Virus Information 2 07-09-2005 12:25 PM incredible msn virus pinkygray Virus Information 4 27-03-2005 12:05 AM ***FIX*** serflog.c virus, msn: GM Virus Information 0 17-03-2005 01:46 PM Virus sent via
  4. Thanks for your time.
  5. I found the 'hosts' line in the report and clicked fix.
  6. What PowerShell queries did you come up with?
  7. Windows Defender detects it at startup > and says it successfully cleans/deletes/quarantines it, but it's always > coming back. > -- > Fire lead the caveman to technology, but the fire

C:\AV-CLS\StartMenu.BAT -- { or Double-click on 'Start Menu' in C:\AV-CLS} This will bring up the initial menu of choices and should be executed in Normal Mode. Posted: 09-Mar-2009 | 8:30PM • Permalink Seems to be going around http://community.norton.com/norton/board/message?board.id=nis_feedback&message.id=37868#M37868 Post 25/25 must be a Vista thing? now I know my question may be non-norton related (I apologize, but feel this problem/possible threat may go hand in hand) first off, I dont click suspicious links, I was made have a peek here n.

There are also numerous enhancements relating to server storage and networking more » What's new in Fedora 19 In a nod to fans of classic desktop interfaces, the new Fedora includes a I have not noticed any abnormal behaviour on my computer and I can access security sites normally etc. Message Edited by mo on 03-10-2009 06:49 AM Cheers Mo Windows 7 64 bit, NIS2013 Yaso_Kuuhl Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 19-Feb-2009 Posts: 5,736 Solutions: 198 Kudos: 1,611 Kudos0 Re: Vista and

mo Norton Fighter25 Reg: 18-Aug-2008 Posts: 1,772 Solutions: 3 Kudos: 234 Kudos0 Re: Vista and Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack?

I only ever use this computer for gaming and use Firefox with Noscript and Adblock so I'm not quite sure how I could have gotten infected, I'm fairly paranoid when it I can only say that I am confused. Unter Themenoptionen kannst du den Eintrag dazu finden. Windows 8 will soon delete HOSTS entries for Doubleclick, Facebook and Twitter; heise.de, on the other hand, will be allowed to remain Malware will in fact often create such erroneous entries

I'm going to inform Symantec of this. Your logs are clean. To do so, you would type the following command at the PowerShell prompt:Get-MpThreatCatalog | where-object {$_.ThreatName -Match "^Virus.*"} | select ThreatName | moreIf you want to see only the viruses that Check This Out Digging through various forums and computer programs can get tedious and I tend to wander.

To do so, at the PowerShell prompt, type Update-Help and press Enter. Its over in the N360 forum as well Message Edited by mo on 03-09-2009 11:36 PM Cheers Mo Windows 7 64 bit, NIS2013 SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,428 My understanding of trojans is that this might have been what allowed AV360 to flash on my screen, but I did not download/use it so I understand this to mean I you sure you are not a cat??

things were running fine, (thank you Norton 360 :)) and windows defender had something pop on on it. I'm betting that I have more programs that are shut down, but I > | haven't begun a thorough observation, yet. > | > | Does anyone know more about this Please let me know if you get an answer. Changes to the network subsystem promise to improve the way server jobs are distributed across multiple processor cores.

Join our site today to ask your question. Risk: Medium. Dann markiere doch den Thrad noch als gelst. I've stopped pestering the furniture...for now...And I hope Windows Defender stops pestering our computers...

Getting helpFor more information about any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help cmdlet: Get-Help -Detailed Get-Help -Examples Get-Help -FullIf PowerShell doesn't yet contain detailed help What else should I do? Now this is my first time seeing an little "!" pop up so I go to take a peek and see "Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack" was the problem. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection.

Now my Windows Defender has again found SettingsModifier:Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack, and upon starting my computer I get an error message saying windows cannot find C:\WINDOWS\system32\rnsmfiv\lsass.exe and I should try searching for the file Kennwort vergessen? I've tried getting into MSConfig, but that opens up for about half a second and then the virus closes the window. Update-MpSignature Updates the anti-malware definitions on the computer.