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#1 Dilo1987


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Posted 07 April 2006 - 12:17 AM

I have a dell and i recently renewed my subsription but before i did i recieved a trojan which is stating that it is in my C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 folder and when i run mcafee its stating that it cannot be deleted or cor. because its copywritten what should i do

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#2 tg1911


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Posted 07 April 2006 - 12:46 AM

Have you tried to run your antivirus in Safe Mode?
How to start Windows in Safe Mode

Here's a couple of online scans you can try:

Also this online Trojan scanner:

What's the name of the trojan?
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Posted 07 April 2006 - 08:36 AM

In addition to the above, you can try this online scan:

a-squared Web Malware Scanner
[Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component]
There are three options: Quick Scan, Smart Scan, Deep Scan and Custom Scan. The default selection is Smart Scan which is fast and scans the most important folders.
1. Click "Scan Your PC".
2. You may receive an alert on the address bar that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then click "Insall ActiveX component".
3. A new window will appearing asking "Do you want to install this software?""
4. Select "Install" to download the ActiveX controls.
5. Click the blue "Scan" botton on the right to begin.
6. When the scan is completed, place a check mark in each box indicating malware and click "Quarantine selected objects"
7. Click "View Quarantine" to restore or permanently delete any or all items.
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