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Surfsidekick3 And Sqlbkup Spyware Help....

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#1 sephiroth61787


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Posted 28 December 2005 - 04:23 PM

Hello all,
I am having trouble removing the following files. I know that this is spyware. I've tried going into safe mode and deleting the vairious files that have been created on the day I recieved the spyware/virus, but some of them just won't go away. At first, the spyware called itself "sqlbkup.exe" and everytime I tried to end process, it would come back. I found out that this file was in the Prefetch folder of Windows in C and tried to delete it, but it just kept coming back. Now, it seems to have a buddy in this Surfsidekick3 (which I assume is the same thing). Surfsidekick3 was not the only part of the spywayre, but it's the one I'm having trouble removing. I have also found another file named "timessquare.exe" and it won't remove itself either. If anybody can help me out with this, I would gladly appreciate it! Thanks so much for any help!

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#2 tg1911


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Posted 29 December 2005 - 12:02 PM

I suggest you post a HijackThis log for examination.

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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