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PWSteal.Trojan & csrsss.exe

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#1 mcferr


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Posted 16 May 2005 - 01:07 AM

Can u help?
Norton Antivirus has found PWSteal.Trojan and am getting a message that Norton has deleted it. But apparently, it keeps coming back because Norton messages number in the hundreds..!
Now have another msg from Norton saying unable to repair file. Filename is csrsss.exe (also connected to PWSteal.Trojan). I can see the file in System32 folder, but cannot delete it. I've run regedit and it does not appear there.
I am so confused! I'm also concerned that my system is infected with some password steal problem...
I've run several system scans, have also run in Safe Mode, have disabled the System Restore function in XP, all to no avail.
Please, please help! Thanks so much!

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#2 stidyup


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Posted 16 May 2005 - 05:56 AM

Symantec Removal instructions


Try downloading a couple of virus scanners via rescueme and see it that helps to clean up the infection, if possible run the scanners in safe mode

If you still can't fix the problem run HijackThis and post the log in this section of the forum a expert will look at your log and help you clean up your PC.

Edited by stidyup, 16 May 2005 - 05:57 AM.

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