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The easy fix was to use "COMBOFIX" from bleepingcomputer.com and here is the link: bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix Be sure you rename combofix to anything else, or the virus/trojan will block that too! Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 5. I think I am safe in blowing the svchost.exe in drivers away but I need to be absolutely sure. I guess I will have to get another CD made.

RE: Brastk.exe ParrotEagle Nov 19, 2008 3:47 PM (in response to Grif) I don't know what the BIOS settings are. After that I could get to the website. I can move the cursor around with my mouse, but I cannot click on or run or open any programs or files. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/trojan-major-problems-brastkexe

If you have problems un-installing/installing, then use the Norton Removal Tool. I did run SmitFraudFix, and I deleted the av.dat file. I tried to reinstall from ISP CDrom, but this process falls over when it tries to assign an IP address.. He had me search the registry in safe mode.

  • It puts a few files on your pc :  brastk.exe and karna.dat in both c:\Windows and c:\windows\system32 and svchost.exe in c:\windows\system32\drivers.  I killed it by rebooting in Safe mode and ran 
  • The probability that it can cause harm is high.
  • Vote » used phone support downloaded software used free removal instructions combined software and removal instructions used email support got answer using Ask service I have problems with removal Vote View
  • Now when my computer is in regular mode, after a few seconds it seems to freeze up.
  • Files to delete: LReese Contributor4 Reg: 24-Oct-2008 Posts: 11 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Trojan - Major problems : brastk.exe Posted: 24-Oct-2008 | 8:34AM • Permalink The Avenger worked.  NIS09
  • LReese Contributor4 Reg: 24-Oct-2008 Posts: 11 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Trojan - Major problems : brastk.exe Posted: 24-Oct-2008 | 8:20AM • Permalink A repair install?

If you have Other Norton Products, then you can re-install LiveUpdate, or, if you have Used the N.R.T., you can re-install your Other Norton Product(s); if you do not have the Should I remove it? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - connected again by geolokk / November 10, 2008 6:22 AM PST In reply to: Just a thought..... It even stops norton from starting up.

a safe file?00What is What is _Locky_recover_instructions.txtSubscribePlease enter your e-mail address: If you do not want to receive our spyware newsletter please unsubscribe here19430 subscribersRecent MalwareZlappy.com virus 2017-02-011M Search virus 2017-02-01TeslaCrypt Download Malwarebytes, install, update and run a scan (do this even if you do not get the icon). http://swandog46.geekstogo.com/avenger.exe Open Avenger and copy/paste the script below into the textbox in Avenger and click on execute. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/brastk.exe-24096.html use MSConfig, type "msconfig" in Run , in startup selection : use selective startup, select only SYSTEM.INI and WIN.INI , in BOOT.INI check /SAFEBOOT enable (when you want to comeback in

This brastk.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Lots of interesting info here. This file does not supply any version information or other description. Should I delete it?It was suggested in this thread to run SmitFraudFix.

Anyone having these related difficulties or know a fix? https://file.info/windows/brastk_exe.html I have it allowed on my machines but outgoing only. A lot of people suggested using Malwarebytes, so I downloaded it onto a flash drive and tried installing it at home. One user thinks brastk.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

Id must be in my boot sector on my drive. Not just that, it seemssvchost as well as explorer.exe try to create the file if deleted. Delete brastk.exe from WINDOWS and WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 folder. (in safe mode you can do it). Trojan.Viratix.C replaces some of the system files, these are not needed for the stability of your system but if they have been replaced with the infected ones they will put back the karna

I chose that, and sure enough the computer shut down. Any new ways for this solutions welcome. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of brastk.exe. The McAfee program did provide what appeared to be the path/location of the virus.

jAW johna Guru Super Trojan Terminator24 Reg: 01-Jul-2008 Posts: 782 Solutions: 6 Kudos: 71 Kudos0 Re: Trojan - Major problems : brastk.exe Posted: 19-Oct-2008 | 8:55PM • Permalink Hi kavanb6930 SONAR RE: Brastk.exe Grif Nov 20, 2008 10:47 AM (in response to ParrotEagle) The symptoms you describe don't appear to actually be associated with the Avira disc although it obviously happened at RE: Brastk.exe ParrotEagle Nov 18, 2008 12:08 PM (in response to Grif) I haven't had an opportunity to burn the Avira disc yet.

File Location %System% Startup Type This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry.

If it was mine I would wipe it after saving data and just reinstall everything but I cannot do that. Last but not least If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or brastk.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner Click to Run a Free Virus Scan for the brastk.exe malware Brastk.exe file information Brastk.exe process in Windows TaskManager The brastk.exe process itself does not provide any dependable information about its Similar Threads - Solved remove Brastk Solved Avast can't remove virus cham53, Jan 11, 2017, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 12 Views: 451 cham53 Jan 20, 2017 Solved

After it reloads, immediately clear your cache, run MB again and then reboot one last time. I would suggest you get yourself the power-up scanner offered free by Symantec to NIS 2009 and AV 2009 users.  Read the instructions on the site:  Norton Recovery Tool. Then my computer automatically shut down and rebooted. Nikki November 21, 2008 at 6:46 am ok Jason, I'll try your advice.

Let me know if I can provide any more helpful information. 3373Views Tags: none (add) This content has been marked as final. About Us | Terms of use | Privacy policy | Disclaimer | Disclosure | Contact us | WebmastersRss feed | Follow us | Like us | Plus us © 2001-2017 2-spyware.com. More information about this program can be found in Reimage review. Quads  Dieselman743 Regular Contributor5 Reg: 11-Sep-2008 Posts: 1,854 Solutions: 8 Kudos: 76 Kudos0 Re: Trojan - Major problems : brastk.exe Posted: 24-Oct-2008 | 6:05PM • Permalink Rundll32.exe is on most pc's.

Description: Brastk.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. romy November 8, 2008 at 9:21 pm Avira will remove it Todd S. When I contacted McAfee they acknowledged their program would have elements disabled and also that the program was as of yet unable to remove this new virus. Thanks again Ross Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Great Job :) Thanks for posting back !

I ran a HijackThis log and found neither. They never noticed that our AV was shut down (removed even from the toolbar) and will NOT allow it to start when clicking on the program itself.