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#1 helpmeee

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Posted 17 July 2009 - 02:58 PM

Today I noticed double wuauclt.exe's running then I ended the one in my account and not SYSTEM but it keeps coming back right away... The location IS IN the WINDOWS\SYSTEM but i also used hijack to check host files and I saw

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.1 BOT

I am fairly sure I am infected, I also noticed i was getting multiple Windows Update icons in my side-bar
Should i run the windows update? I am afraid it is a virus not legit seeing as it is running in both system and my computers name....

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#2 helpmeee

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Posted 17 July 2009 - 05:20 PM

I looked and it had two wuacult.exe's running both from the same file location but one is labeled "MY PC NAME" and the other was labeled "SYSTEM"

Hello helpmeee,

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That is why I have made an edit to your last post, instead of a reply. Please do not multiple post here, as that only pushes you further down the queue and causes confusion to the staff.

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Edited by The weatherman, 17 July 2009 - 05:25 PM.


#3 thcbytes

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 05:15 PM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer

We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.

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Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 09:30 PM

Due to lack of feedback, this topic has been closed. Everyone else, please begin a new topic.

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