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Apropo How Can I Get Rid Of It?

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#1 OhioStateFan4554


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Posted 29 November 2005 - 03:34 PM

Hi i need help to get rid of this problem. I have anti-virus software that keeps saying that i have Win32.Propo on my computer. So i ran it 3 times and came up with other things besides propo but they are all in system 32. After that i checked with all 3 of my spyware/adware programs and came up blank. They are 1. etrust Pest Patrol 2. Microsoft Anti-Spyware 3. Ad-ware SE Personal. No, i don't have hijack this.

Any help would be nice thank you for your time,
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Posted 29 November 2005 - 03:52 PM

Propo Family - Win32.Propo is a family of multi-component trojans that download and execute arbitrary files, modify registry settings, and monitor an affected user's web usage. They have been associated with adware.

First, try running your antivirus/spyware programs in Safe Mode:
How to start Windows in Safe Mode

Run these online virus scanners:

Also this online Trojan scanner:

I also suggest, that you install and run ewido security suite.
When installing ewido security suite, under Additional Options uncheck:
Install background guard
Install scan via context menu

If the above doesn't help rid you of the problem, then:

Read How to post a HijackThis Log.
Please read, and follow, all directions carefully.

Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis forum, at this link. Do not, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.

Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.
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