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Thanks! October 23, 2010 at 6:51 AM Anonymous said... Out of nowhere my daughter picked this crap thinkpoint up from a site her professor sent her to for research! Rachel ― November 7, 2010 - 3:54 pm This was Then click on the LAN settings button. 3. his comment is here

The only registry value associated with the rogue program is: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentConfiguration\Winlogon\Shell = %AppData%\hotfix.exe October 29, 2010 at 10:44 AM David Ibáñez said... When removing the files, MBAM may require a reboot in order to remove some of them. If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot, please allow it to do so. Thanks a lot!

james says: October 22, 2010 at 12:01 pmthis is my problem: when i try to open explorer.exe or mbam.exe it says i don't have the authority to do it. However, there is a way to disable this virus. It won't fix your computer because there actually are no problems except the ThinkPoint itself.

jamessj52 says: October 24, 2010 at 6:22 pmChrisclick on cntl bar open up task manager. I gives me black screen and nothing else. AND IT WORKED. It is a truly nasty piece of work.I think the Kaspersky disk will work the best, since Windows never even starts.

seems like some of you are having troubles with geting the intenet up, another way of doing it is: 1) ctrl+alt+del 2) go to the file menu, press run 3) click Don’t worry if it’s flickering back and forth. after I do end on hotfix.exe and go to run and type explorer.exe it says i do not have permission. view publisher site To further scare you into believing that your PC is at risk, your desktop will be flooded with security warning messages stating that viruses are trying to attack your computer.

One of them should be found in your C:Users/Windows/Starup, etc… (i know that's not the right command, but Antispyware will tell you where it's at.) Once you've deleted ALL of the The main process of ThinkPoint is usually called hotfix.exe or thinkpoint.exe. I've somehow managed to infect my laptop with the ThinkPoint Virus. Many Many Thanks dave weikel ― October 25, 2010 - 11:45 pm Gotta tell you, you guys are doing a great job.

Any suggestions? I Googled from my phone the virus and people were ONLY giving solutions for what to do BEFORE it officially settles in. Ignore all ThinkPoint security scans and warning messages. Thank you So So very much!

Thank you so much!!! Eddie cruz ― October 26, 2010 - 1:15 am Thanks soo much for this! http://softmem.com/tried-to/tried-to-remove-is2010-now-can-t-login.html October 20, 2010 at 8:21 PM Anonymous said... Try also to disable your antivirus/antispyware software. Hasbi ― November 28, 2010 - 10:25 am jerk THINKPOINT was crash my laptop… But now I crash that jerk malware with my November 28, 2010 at 8:05 pm Mark says:IMPORTANT!After you kill the hotfix.exe from the task manager, be sure to go to File>New Task(Run…) and type explorer.exe.This will get you back into

System now seems fine, but I am running the program again to check. Tried to run Norton to search for the virus so i could go into my machine and find/kill it. before running the spybot ect. weblink close process HOTFIX and it should close the think point then to start windows just go to run from task man and type in "explorer" without the "s and it should

Which closes whatever I have open!! Thank you so much. Been working on this virus all day.

Thanks a lot!

I used another computer to access this, and was able to remove the virus on the infected computer with Malwarebytes, thanks to your instructions November 1, 2010 at 8:37 PM Anonymous You ever need a first born. At this point, I shut down Windows and unplugged it entirely. When it was done, it gave me two options.

sTEFAN says: October 22, 2010 at 1:55 amAlso, remove any .exe files from you App Data folder. I can access other programs, documents, music, and photos. This guide will walk you through terminating the ThinkPoint process and then allowing your Windows Desktop to appear so that you can properly clean the infection. http://softmem.com/tried-to/tried-to-remove-smitfraud-c-infection.html God bless you mate :) October 25, 2010 at 4:08 AM Anonymous said...

so there was the bar with the different things on my screen, so I clicked on security(the lock simbol) and there on the e for internet! Should be hotfix.exe and thinkpoint.exe. Windows should try to repair it. JD says: October 26, 2010 at 7:21 pmAnyone have any ideas on what I can do?

Thanks so much for posting these instructions and the video. Jeff ― October 24, 2010 - 2:02 pm this virus won't allow me to access the task manager or do Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

NewsMalwareSoftwareFilesAsk Us Tweet Severity scale (95/100) ThinkPoint. Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files. 7. November 1, 2010 at 1:04 PM Anonymous said...

I found your site on another computer and everything is running smoothly now. October 20, 2010 at 12:29 PM Anonymous said...