Got infected with Antimalware Doctor security center not working vista ultimate

Posted on 2010-08-21
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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Hello everyone, I got infected accidentally by Antimalware Doctor and my computer was compromised I have gotten almost everything back to normal but I can't get the Security Center in Vista to work properly.

When I click on it I get Configuration Manager:  The specified device handle does not correspond to a
present device.

Is it possible to rebuild the security center through a reg file I noticed one for the xp but have not seen anything like it in vista.  I don't want to rebuild imy own machine and I would appreciate any help on this matter.
Question by:SteveieL
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dreamcomputer2000 earned 2000 total points
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Do a system restore to a time before the infection.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 33493003
Thank you very much you have saved me hours of work and frustration.  Rebuilding a machine is not a fun task :)

Expert Comment

ID: 33493007
Spybot Search & Destroy usually sees that malware has disable the security center and will fix the appropriate registry entry for you.


It's my preferred malware protection.

Author Comment

ID: 33493098
Did not no that about spybot search and destroy restoring security settings.  Thanks for the info about that.

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