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Trojan Horse Generic _cAPWX

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#1 TotalyClueless


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Posted 18 June 2009 - 12:38 PM

Hi everyone

I ran an AVG scan on my computer and found this along with a load of tracking cookies.

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Windows Key finder\Patcher\wga-fix.exe
Trojan horse Generic_cAPWX

AVG moved it to the virus vault. Is this all I need to do to protect my computer? If not what should i do?

I am a bit useless when it comes to computers so please make sure any info is idiot proof!?!

Dont know if it is linked but my mothers computer (on vista) crashed completly two days ago, error message
ntoskrn1.exe Status 0xc0000098 windows files missing or corrupt. :thumbsup:


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#2 garmanma


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Posted 18 June 2009 - 01:55 PM

Did you, by chance, have trouble validating your Windows OS and tried a patch?
It's a crack used when your OS won't pass the Windows Genuine Advantage test
I would delete it from quarantine and rescan
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#3 TotalyClueless

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 01:53 PM

Thanks for your help
I did as you suggested and i have not had anymore problems
Thanks again

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