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Using Virtual box to practice malware removal?

I have Windows 7, and installed virtualbox on it with a copy of Windows XP pro sp3 with all updates. I want to use the virutal environment to practice removing malware....in other words, I want to ...
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Removing malware of a particular kind

I need to remove some malware from my computer. It is a trojan, and very annoying. It blocks access to Google and search sites. The trojan, with its name spelled out on each line cause it seems to ...
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XP Antivirus Pro malware removal

I had to remove this malware from a friends computer, and they've infected themselves again. It's been a while since I last removed it, so can't remember the name of the program that was successful ...
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xp repair installation halted by Safety Center malware

Due to an oversaturation of malware on the machine, I've been trying to reinstall windows xp professional over the old installation only to be halted by a safety center malware screen. Most of the ...
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How do I get a list of startup programs from the Vista command prompt?

On a badly malware infested computer without AV and other protection, the bad guys often have to be removed by hand. The first step to removing them is to identify them. So, how does one get a list of ...
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How can you tell if a Windows machine is part of a Botnet?

Is there a "best" way to detect if a windows (assume XP) machine is part of a botnet?
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User-safe Malware removal tools?

What are some Windows malware removal tools that are "User Safe" (I don't trust regular users with Hijack this)? Which ones give you the most results without asking the end user to make decisions?