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How to remove the Peper Trojan


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#1 Grinler

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Posted 07 October 2004 - 12:43 PM


This self-help guide will walk you through the steps to remove Peper Trojan

Otherwise known as Troj/Peper-A, Trojan.Peper.A and SandBoxer
What this program does: The peper trojan downloads other programs to your machine which can cause popups.
Tools Needed for this fix: PeperFix
Symptoms in a HijackThis Log:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [4S2JW@35X2T3RX] C:\WINNT\System32\Cxe0n.exe The Peper trojan always appears as a 14 character registry value name with a random file name associated. The file loads via the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run You will also two other random named programs running memory.

Note:
If you have this program installed on your computer there is a good chance of other unwanted programs being installed as well.

Removal Instructions: To remove this program we need to download a special tool:
  1. Download PeperFix from the following location:

    PeperFix

  2. Save the file on your desktop.

  3. Double-click on the file to run it.

  4. Reboot and do the same process again.
Your computer should now be clean of the Peper Trojan.


This is a self-help guide. Use at your own risk.

BleepingComputer.com can not be held responsible for problems that may occur by using this information. If you would like help with any of these fixes, you can post a HijackThis log in our HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum.

If you have any questions about this self-help guide then please post those questions in our AntiVirus, Firewall and Privacy Products and Protection Methods forum and someone will help you.


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