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ntdevice error

Posted on 2010-09-23
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Receive the following messages upon startup:
ntdevice.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.  choose don't send to MS, then Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close; Then back to ntdevice error, then CTF Loader, then back to Internet Explorer etc...
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by:Comeon
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Have you done any virus or malware scans? I would start here.
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Could be malware related. Try running these
Run TdssKiller and Hitmanpro.
http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684
http://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro


Also check event viewer log, system.
Any red errors relating to hardware like disk?
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by:johnb6767
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start>run>msconfig>Startup Tab, and uncheck the entry for ntdevice.exe

First of all, there is no valid windows file for XP named this. It is 99% most likely viral. What are you using for AV?
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"NTDEVICE.EXE"
http://www.prevx.com/filenames/X1047514811942140536-X1/NTDEVICE.EXE.html

It is a relatively new threat. If you wanna scan the file for yourself, find it on your file system, and upload it here.....

http://www.virustotal.com
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I only ran the first one and it seems to be working ok now...we will see.  Thank you
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No prob. Run Hitmanpro as well though!
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