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Kavo.exe Tavo.exe Help!


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#1 KeZZom!

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Posted 20 March 2008 - 03:44 AM

I cant get rid of these viruses.
kavo.exe
tavo.exe

ive delete them from registry, then done scans using spybot and avg and it says no items infected!!
there's nothing on my hijackthis log that has kavo or tavo

but every time i click onto my C drive this error comes up

0wk2.cmd - Application Error
The exception Privileged instruction
(0xc0000096) occurred in the application at location 0x10011eee.

wtf? then a few seconds after kavo.exe and tavo.exe comes back
i know it does, because a spybot popup comes up saying its detected something important has been changed in registry
help!

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Posted 20 March 2008 - 11:02 AM

kavo.exe can be a difficult infection to remove as it modifies the registry and drops other files on your system which need to be identified and removed as well. tavo.exe is similar and also drops other files.

This will require further investigation and probably the use of more powerful tools than we recommend in this forum. Before that can be done you will need you to create and post a hijackthis log.

Please see the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may have performed some of these steps already. If you can't perform a step, then skip and continue with the next. In step #9 there are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a log. (This is a self-extracting version which will automatically install the current version of HJT in the proper location.) If using Windows Vista, be sure to Run As Administrator.

When you have done that, post your log in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix. After doing this, we would appreciate if you post a link to your log back here so we know that your getting help from the HJT Team.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your post or make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".
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