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#1 chinatown


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Posted 04 May 2005 - 02:04 PM

How should I go about removing this? All my anti-virus software is getting slapped around by it... Any help is appreciated.

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Edited by scarlett, 04 May 2005 - 05:08 PM.

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Posted 04 May 2005 - 02:39 PM

This is a malware, or unsafe, program.

This file has been identified as malware (Spyware, Virus, Trojan, Worm, etc). You should immediately run a spyware removal program and a antivirus scanner. If that does not help, feel free to ask us for assistance in the forums.

Filename: specialfile.exe
Description: Added by the RBOT.RH WORM!
File Location: Unknown
Startup Type: Currently being identified.

Open Adaware, update it and run a scan. If you are able, do it in safe mode.

Additional anti-spyware/malware programs may help as well.

Freeware AntiSpyware and Security Programs

Software firewalls with freeware versions
Zone Alarm: http://www.zonealarm.com/
Sygate: http://www.sygate.com/

Antivirus programs - freeware

AVG: http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php

Anti-malware freeware

AdAware: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
Microsoft Antispyware Beta: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/s...re/default.mspx
SpywareBlaster: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
Spybot S&D: http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html
Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (Win XP and Win 2000):

Web based online Antivirus and anti-malware scans:

Panda Activescan (IE only)

Trend Micro antivirus and malware scan:

Etrust Anti-virus web scanner

Start Menu Program Control:

StartUpMonitor: http://www.mlin.net/StartupMonitor.shtml

Do the Trend Micro anti-malware web based scan and download, install, update and use the Microsoft anti-malware beta.

If none of that works go to the Hijack This part of the forum and follow instructions.

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