Windows Server 2008 / SQL 2008 infected and causing internet packet loss on the network

Very very interesting adventure.

Sudden internet packet loss 2 days ago.

No packet loss when hooked up directly, but packet loss when through router.

Talked through with ISP tech support

Finally replaced router, seemed to fix but seemed odd

Ran fine for 1 day

Packet loss today.

Replaced the ISP's modem, no significant change

Dealt with tech support again, traced back to Server... seems infected and is flooding the connection.

I don't administer the server. When i log in, I notice that Microsoft updates are off.

I'm wondering if there is a way to block outbound ports to contain the infection long enough to update SQL and disinfect.

Any Ideas?
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CompProbSolvCommented:
Why don't you want to just disinfect it without updating SQL?

You can physically disconnect it from the network, download appropriate AntiVirus/Malware programs on another computer, and copy them over on a USB stick.
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MJCSAuthor Commented:
The problem with that is that the business needs access to it while its worked on if at all possible
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CompProbSolvCommented:
OK... then start disinfecting right away.  Depending on what has hit it, it may not take very long.
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MJCSAuthor Commented:
So what I did was this:

I put in a temp router that wasn't configured for the static IP Address.

This disrupted the activity that was causing lag.

I was able to download and install windows updates and disinfect while the server stayed online.
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MJCSAuthor Commented:
My solution worked.
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