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cache.exe windows 2000 trojan?

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#1 sistema3


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Posted 19 September 2005 - 02:56 AM

Hi to all,

I've a computer with dual booting linux (Debian) and Windows 2000.

I use the windows to play, like the console ;) it makes 1 week that I've a process called cache.exe that is consuming the 99% CPU.

I don't find this cache.exe in other windows 2000 or windows XP, but are not actualized...

i was trying to find it in google but there's nothing about this process.

Well I hope you can help me. When I arrive at home will try to find cache.exe in regedit, to give more information about the problem.


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Posted 19 September 2005 - 02:24 PM

Could this be what you are looking for? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/D....exe-12094.html.

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Posted 19 September 2005 - 02:48 PM

If you think you are infected submit a hijackthis log here.

How to submit a hijackthis log

Download Hijackthis

Try running the following from safe-mode Sysclean you'll also need the virus template file from here lpt***.zip


DrWeb CureIT

If your good with the command line also try Sophos Command Line scanner

Also install and run A2 Free and Ewido

I'd also run Spybot and Adaware

If your using Win2K/XP run adaware/spybot from "safe mode with command prompt"

At the C:\ prompt type the following:-

C:\progra~1\spybot~1\spybotsd.exe /autocheck /autofix

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Posted 21 September 2005 - 02:00 AM

Yes, cache.exe is a trojan.

cache.exe was a file in c: charged at bootup by regedit. It was a worm, detected by Norton Antivirus, actualized.

I don't know what affectation it have, I know it consumed the 100% of the CPU, but no more.

Thanks to all of you. Be careful, I can't understand how accessed my machine the worm, could be a new backdoor of windows?

Well, i'll continue using linux for working ;) Why can't I play games with linux??



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