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#1 scampi

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 07:41 PM

I am running Windows 2003 Enterprise and despite removing alt.exe from my start up it keeps respawning in my windows system folder and and will occasionally readd itself to my msconfig. I have tried Symantec, Mcaffee, Spy Cleaner, Spy Blaster, Spybot Search and Destroy and numerous other tools even in safe mode and nothing seems to remove it. I also have traces of winhound I removed the junk from registry and ran a reg cleaner but its still not allowing me to even change my desktop wall paper. I really need help removing this Alt.exe and traces of Winhound. Renaming it simply makes it spawn another copy.

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 08:59 PM

I suggest you submit a HJT log to our team of volunteer experts, and include the information above when you submit it.
Instructions for submission are found here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

You may have taken some of the steps outlined in the instructions.

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