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Sinteri Trojan


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#1 Ade3277

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Posted 29 March 2006 - 05:47 AM

I had the same problem. I have deleted the file now , but my system runs slow. I am no expert with this but I was advised to run msconfig and change the way the pc starts up. I was then able to delete the file. As i said, the pc now runs slow. I would love some advice on this one too. I had exactly the same problem. The file path was the same. My antivirus also referred to it as a Sinteri trojan.


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Posted 30 March 2006 - 12:25 PM

Hi there,
Firstly, please read the selfhelp instructions which can be found here. Please use those instructions as a guide to speed up your computer. You will follow a number of steps to clear the clutter from your PC, and also quicken your startup time etc...
If this does not solve your problem, please post back and we can go from there.
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Posted 30 March 2006 - 01:50 PM

Win32.Sinteri.E is a downloading trojan that modifies the registry and can be instructed to perform tasks on an infected system. It is also known as Trojan.Abwiz (Symantec), Win32/Sinteri.E!Trojan, Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Lager.i (Kaspersky)

You did not say how you removed this file. In adddition to David's instructions, to be safe, I also recommend that you download and run Symantec's removal tool available here.
Be sure to run the tool in Safe Mode.
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