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Is Windows\system32\MAP.dll a Trojan


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#1 kismet36

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Posted 18 December 2008 - 09:50 AM

My son's laptop is infected...i have run AVG and malwarebytes several times...each time i open internet explorer, my computer, etc. AVG warns of threat detected windows\system32\MAP.dll..says it is a trojan....the running process corresponding to the program opened...this all started when i had to rid the computer of 'antispyware 2008." downloaded malwarebytes and AVG and cleared the problem...then updated his compute to newer version of XP (service pack 3) and new internet explorer and then developed the new problem...AVG and malwarebytes keep removing but it keeps coming back...PLEASE HELP!!!

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Posted 18 December 2008 - 09:58 AM

Submit it to http://virusscan.jotti.org/ for some independent confirmation.
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Posted 18 December 2008 - 07:23 PM

Hello kismet36,

I see that you have an HJT log posted here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/187523/trying-to-remove-trojan/ Because you have this log posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY 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 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?".

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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