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#1 mallah

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Posted 19 August 2005 - 01:52 PM

Hi there,

my 'puter has the 'controlpanel', 'popcorn72.exe' malware. how do i get it off? this is on 98se. however i have dual booting, so i also have xp, but that is not infected. how can i remove it?

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Posted 19 August 2005 - 03:02 PM

Have you tried the usual removal applications Ad-AwareSE and Spybot S&D as well as run your resident AV in safe mode?
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Posted 19 August 2005 - 05:08 PM

See this article:
Taking out the Trash

Show all Files & Folders
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...showtutorial=62
Try these free tools.
Trendmicro (free virus scan only)
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Adware SE (update after installing)
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
Spybot S&D (update after installing)
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-Dest...4-10122137.html

After doing this and the problems are not better feel free to post a HJT log.
Be sure to read the How to submit a HJT Log and submit it to the appropriate forum. HJT Forum links provided below.

How to submit a Hijackthis Log
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/How...s_Log-t956.html
HJT Forum
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/Hij...alysis-f22.html

#4 mallah

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Posted 20 August 2005 - 04:43 PM

i tried the spy bot and the ad-ware se. it did not work. I then tried hijack this which i already had and did not know it...thanks though for the replies... i would not have known of spybot without it, thanks much

alvin




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