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Desktop Hijaker, Agent Dt, Error


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#1 sharon loh

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 09:31 PM

hi,
everytime i scan my computer, i will be notified that i have been infected by a file called "desktop hijacker", a spyware, which is located at hklm/windows/software....., and it is in critical severity. and also, "agent DT" a virus, also in critical condition,
is there anyway i can remove these infection without purchasing a anti spyware pack?
need help urgently
thanks.

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 10:01 PM

What program are you scanning with that is alerting you to this spyware?

What OS (Win XP/2000, etc) are you using? What type of anti-virus are you using? Have you tried doing your scans in "SAFE MODE"?

You need to start there first. If you don't have any anti-virus or anti-malware programs see BC's List of Virus & Malware Resources and at least scan with Ad-Aware and Spybot S&D. In #4 there is a list of several free online anti-virus scans which you can perform. I would also recommend that you download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free in "SAFE MODE".
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#3 sharon loh

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Posted 23 August 2007 - 06:05 AM

after running various anti spyware and adware programs to clean up the infections on my notebook, the below infections will still not go away

1> desktop hijacker - spyware - registry key - critical severity
2> need to find - adware - registry key - high severity
3> anti spyware bot - rogue - registry key & file - high severity
4> system policies - hijacker - registry key
5> domains - spyware - registry key
6> rxtoolbar - adware - registry key

need help!!
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Posted 23 August 2007 - 10:19 AM

//Mod edit: Merged topics.

Sharon loh,
Please respond to post #2 above and continue in this thread until instructed to do otherwise.
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Posted 23 August 2007 - 11:22 AM

The reason Quietman7 asked what programs are finding the supposedly malware is that there are numerous "rogue" programs that tell you that you are infected just to convince you to pay for something you don't need.
If you haven't scanned with Super Antispyware as he suggested, you should.
If you have used SAS and you are still infected, post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum. DO NOT post the log in this forum. The directions for posting are in the link below.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/
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