Hi, I seemed to have gotten the windows police pro virus yesterday. I found that you guys have been a lot of help to others in my situation and I've been trying to follow along.
I've gotten the pop ups to stop. Also when i start the computer (laptop) (in normal mode) windows police pro and svchasts no longer start up.
To the best of my knowledge I have deleted Windows Police Pro from the Program Files folder. I also deleted svchasts.exe from the windows folder in C:\ and desote.exe from the system32 folder.
Also deleted a dddesot.dll and a folder that was created about the same time as the virus seemed to be activated. ---> 10188284.
This folder had an exe file in it going by the same name.
Also i found various programs that were all created at the same time the problems started happening:
windows police pro.exe
all of the files are now sitting in the recycle bin.
also, i disabled my wireless connection. when i re-enabled it today, everything i had done previously was pretty much canceled. Windows Police Pro had come back. But having more information and expertise at that point I was able to pretty quickly slow it down.
Now i can use task manager, like I said, I don't have to end any processes (for the time being).
I can use command prompt and registry editor and any other programs for that matter.
But when I try to use MalwareBytes it runs for about 4 seconds and closes. HijackThis runs but doesn't get to a point where it saves a log. My antivirus (Symantec Endpoint Protection) also will not run at all. Safe mode works, but the virus scanners still act the same way. Right now mbam is saved on my hard drive as Zappa.com. mbam.exe, mbam.com and zappa.exe didn't work any better.
Other than that, everything seems to be working fine...hahaha.......... seriously though... What should i do next???
Thanks for the help