I have a pc hit with WMIHTKL.exe virus
This is what I have done so far - still the WMIHTKL.exe keeps coming back
I turned the System restore off and tried to run Malware Bytes - it stops the malware bytes. I had to rename the mbam.exe and then run it and clean up what it found.
I took the drive out - put it as a second hard drive on another machine and cleaned it up using Avira, which is running on the other machines.
Reinstalled XP over the existing system
Had to do netsh couple of times to reset the ipstack and winsock
I can go online now, but the system is slow, the wmihtkl.exe still comes back and runs in the background.
Any suggestions appreciated.
On a related question - is there way [if i take this drive and put it as a secondary drive on another xp machine - same xp release/update level] to overwrite all system files. If I am able to do it, then I know none of my dll or windows files like svhost, services etc are not compromised.
Secondly, is there a way to edit the registry that will be on this second hard drive
When i googled wmihtkl.exe I found it on the link below
I downloaded and ran it, and they want money to cleanup. So I am skeptical, I have already paid for my existing antivirus solution
Is prevx.com scam?. How come none of the other antivirus vendors found out about this executable?