Go Back   AnandTech Forums > Software > Security

· Hardware and Technology
· CPUs and Overclocking
· Motherboards
· Video Cards and Graphics
· AMD Video Cards
· Nvidia
· Displays
· Memory and Storage
· Power Supplies
· Cases & Cooling
· SFF, Notebooks, Pre-Built/Barebones PCs
· Networking
· Peripherals
· General Hardware
· Highly Technical
· Computer Help
· Home Theater PCs
· Consumer Electronics
· Digital and Video Cameras
· Mobile Devices & Gadgets
· Audio/Video & Home Theater
· Software
· Software for Windows
· All Things Apple
· *nix Software
· Operating Systems
· Programming
· PC Gaming
· Console Gaming
· Distributed Computing
· Security
· Social
· Off Topic
· Politics and News
· Discussion Club
· Love and Relationships
· The Garage
· Health and Fitness
· Home and Garden
· Merchandise and Shopping
· For Sale/Trade
· Hot Deals with Free Stuff/Contests
· Black Friday 2015
· Forum Issues
· Technical Forum Issues
· Personal Forum Issues
· Suggestion Box
· Moderator Resources
· Moderator Discussions

Thread Tools
Old 12-07-2012, 05:38 PM   #1
Svnla's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Southerner 4ever!!!
Posts: 12,174
Default Trojan horse virus problem (generic29.ajge)

Hi all,

A family members got a Trojan horse virus generic 29.ajge problem on her Dell laptop with Win 7 Home Premium and ZoneAlarm firewall. AVG anti virus notified her but could not removed it. I tried to fix it but could not log on the net.

I did Google it and the solutions were about edit registries and other fancy stuffs and I am not sure I want to touch it. The computer is working fine, just could not log on the net to update anything so I know that the trojan virus is still on the computer.

Do any of you have any suggestions or ideas beside completely reformat the HD and install everything (after a full backup of course)? TIA.
Rules to live by: 1) Forgive is for suckers, payback w/ extreme prejudice plus interest. 2) Golden Rule = Treat others as others treat you, don't take craps from anyone.
3) Relentless pursuit of a more perfect perfection. 4) I ain't looking for trouble, but if trouble comes knocking, I will be ready, willing, and able for some rocking.
5) Life doesnít owe you anything. Others donít owe you anything. In life, there are no handouts.
Svnla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 09:35 PM   #2
lxskllr's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow
Posts: 43,567

I'd try running a couple bootable AVs. There's a few listed here...


You could also try Combofix. I haven't used it myself, but it works when many fail. Read all instructions first...

lxskllr is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Alpha 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.