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#1 Dreams

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Posted 10 January 2006 - 09:02 PM

I recently visited a webpage that ended up giving me a trojan. Using McAfee, I was only able to delete the files, and I think this is what's causing this error. Now when I start up Windows, it tells me it can't find the file: C:\PROGRA~1\INSTAL~1\{A14F7~1\setup.exe

I don't know what the file actually is, if it's good or bad. I need to correct the problem either way. When I go into the Installshield system folder, I don't even see a folder starting with {A14F7, nor do I know what all those folders are there for.

Could someone please advise me? I'd be very grateful.

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Posted 11 January 2006 - 03:58 AM

If you think you are infected submit a hijackthis log to the HJT Forum.

How to submit a hijackthis log

Download Hijackthis

Try running the following from safe mode (Getting to safe-mode) Sysclean you'll also need the virus template file from here lpt***.zip remember to extract the contents of the zip file into the same folder as Sysclean.com

or

DrWeb CureIT

or

KASFX which is powered by the Kaspersky AV engine, you will need internet access to update it. If you haven't got net access in safe mode, update it before you use it.

If your good with the command line also try Sophos Command Line scanner this command will scan all of your hdd's SAV32CLI.EXE -F -di -remove -dn -mbr -all -zip -p=avscanlog.txt and give you a log file to review afterwards.

Also try installing and running A2 Free and Ewido again run from safe mode.

I'd also run Spybot(Spybot Tutorial) and Adaware

If your using Win2K/XP run adaware/spybot from "safe mode with command prompt" If your using Win9x just run it from safe mode the command line options aren't needed..

At the C:\ prompt type the following:-

cd\
C:\progra~1\spybot~1\spybotsd.exe /autocheck /autofix
cd\
C:\progra~1\lavasoft\ad-awa~1\ad-aware.exe




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