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Trojan.Dropper.BCMiner / win32:Atraps-PF [Trj]


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#1 nick555

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 08:02 PM

Hello. I am having trouble getting rid of this trojan horse and/or malware. My antivirus, Avast, will notify me in the bottom right corner of my screen that it has blocked a trojan horse (win32:Atraps-PF [Trj]) and malware (win32:malware-gen). These notifications will pop up every 2-5 minutes. They tell me "no further action is required," however Avast's virus chest is being loaded up every time I am notified. When I scan with Malwarebytes, I quarantine/delete Trojan.Dropper.BCMiner, but it will keep reoccurring when I go to scan again. I'm guessing Avast and Malwarebytes are blocking the same thing?

I have looked on the forums, and it seems people have had similar problems. I have tried doing what has helped others, but I have had no luck.

Thank you in advance to whoever who can help me. I cannot get rid of this thing!!!

By the way, I have Windows 7.

Edited by nick555, 09 July 2012 - 08:11 PM.


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