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#1 vulcain

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 07:48 AM

Hello,
after reading the tutorial SUPERAntiSpyware, I noted the following line and I do not understand. Rename explorer.exe and launch Explorer.com.
thank you for giving me the explanation
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  • Rename C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe to C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\explorer.exe and try launching the explorer.com program.
     

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 04:24 AM

Hi -

That line is taken out of the context of the instructions - It relates to problems starting the program.

This is the full item -

 

If SUPERAntiSpyware is installed, but you are unable to launch the program, then please try each of these methods in the following order until the program launches:
• Launch the program through the SUPERAntiSpyware Alternate Start shortcut in the SUPERAntiSpyware program folder in your Start Menu.
• Rename C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe to C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\explorer.exe and try launching the explorer.com program.
• Download the RUNSAS.exe program and launch it.
• If none of the previous steps allowed you to launch SUPERAntiSpyware, then please download and launch SASSAFERUN.COM. This program can be copied to USB Flash drives or other external media and run directly from there.
If, after trying all of these methods, you are still unable to install or run SUPERAntiSpyware then please ask for help in our AntiVirus, Firewall and Privacy Products and Protection Methods.
 

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 08:05 AM

hello,
 
Yes, indeed, we rename an app . Exe and execute a com.??
 
If SUPERAntiSpyware is already installed, but simply does not work, so you download and run the program to start SUPERAntiSpyware RUNSAS.EXE
 
and if it does not go:
 
For SUPERAntiSpyware it downloads and runs SASSAFERUN.COM
 
But in the tutorial it renames EXE and it is never executed.
 
 
or to my question, I understand the tutorial like this, you tell me that the translation between English-French it can be a doubt, but there ...

Edited by vulcain, 23 June 2013 - 08:05 AM.


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Posted 24 June 2013 - 09:25 AM

Since most malware will ignore files (processes) with critical system file names, renaming security tools to those with such file names is a workaround which allows them to run normally so they can detect and remove the infection. An example list of such file used for renaming would be the following:
* wuauclt.exe
* wscntfy.exe
* winlogon.exe
* wininit.exe
* nvsvc.exe
* lsm.exe
* lsass.exe
* iexplore.exe
* system
* svchost.exe
* spoolsv.exe
* smss.exe
* slsvc.exe
* services.exe
* explorer.exe
* ctfmon.exe
* csrss.exe
* alg.exe
Knowing this work around, some security tools like RKill by Grinler are already available in renamed versions for download as a convenience to the user.
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Posted 24 June 2013 - 10:06 AM

Hello,
I understand the made ​​to rename a program to be executed normally and destroy the infection. But in the case SuperAntiSpyware the manual says to rename explorer.exe. Com without renaming SuperAntiSpyware and this is, I do not understand even the coating because the name of the application is SuperAntiSpyware.
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Posted 24 June 2013 - 11:19 AM

It appears you want to know why the part in bold is not also changed. Is this correct?

C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe

 

I'm guessing that the reason why you need to change only SUPERAntiSpyware.exe is because the malware is targeted toward the  .exe

It doesn't care what the name of the program is, it only wants to prevent the execution of the program. Renaming it prevents the malware from seeing that you are in reality running SuperAntiSpyware.

Someone will let me know if I'm wrong about this.


Edited by Queen-Evie, 24 June 2013 - 11:24 AM.


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Posted 24 June 2013 - 11:57 AM

Hello,
 
I'll try to explain what I understand
 
Download SuperAntiSpyware.exe
Rename explorer.exe explorer.com
Run SuperAntiSpyware.exe
 
I think I have bad result
according to your explanation, I would certainly understand
Download SuperAntispyware.exe
Rename SuperAntispyware.exe in SuperAntispyware.com
or for example 1234.com
 
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Posted 24 June 2013 - 12:43 PM

From the BC How to use SUPERAntiSpyware tutorial.

Rename C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe to C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\explorer.exe and try launching the explorer.com program.


Download SuperAntiSpyware.exe
Rename SUPERAntiSpyware.exe to explorer.exe
Click on explorer.com (SUPERAntiSpyware renamed) to start the program.

You are not renaming the actual explorer.exe to explorer.com.
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Posted 24 June 2013 - 02:46 PM

Hello,
 
Ha! ok, thank you for your explanation
But this is done in the directory app. So!
So it boils down to rename SuperAntiSpyware.exe in explorer.com
 
because if not, why click explorer.com while SuperAntiSpyware is explorer.exe
 
I have certainly stumble on the way to understand the phrase in the translation.
I'm sorry if I trouble you, but it is important to me, do not fully understand the things I do not agree.
 
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Posted 24 June 2013 - 02:55 PM

No apology necessary. We have members from all over the world so we all just do our best until we understand each other.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 01:12 AM

Just thought this bit of information may help you with How to change the file extension

How to change the file extension. Just a basic bit of information for you -



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Posted 29 June 2013 - 03:44 AM

vulcain, it seems to me as if there is an error in the instructions, which I expect should read to launch the exe program. I will call the author's attention to this and see what he says.


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Posted 29 June 2013 - 06:47 AM

SUPERAntiSpyware renamed can have either the .exe or .com extension but now that you mention it I can see where some might get confused. I never notice that before, most likely because I'm used to renaming with various extensions.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 07:19 AM

Hello everyone,
 
Yes, I think there may be confusion, I guess it's better to proséder per instruction instead of sentences as if we used a procedure we find it hard to see, which is normal, since before reading you already understand.
Keep it simple is sometimes harder than doing complicated.
Rather, I see it this way:
Download SuperAntiSpyware
rename SUPERAntiSpyware
Give it the name: xxxxxx.exe
and so on
 
Car share understanding of the tutorial we rename SUPERAntiSpyware by explorer.exe and execute explorer.com.
Well, this is certainly due to the automatic translation of various languages ​​or from the comments, there could be confusion.
Either this is a good thing, it mean that you are a victim of your success and that the forum is a great forum.
 
 
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I know very well rename a file and for that I do not have windows. My indication is seen on a general level. I do not have merit, I know the computer from CPM and MS Dos and then windows so before 1986.

 

 
 
 
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Edited by vulcain, 29 June 2013 - 07:25 AM.


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:27 AM

Grinler has responded (thank you) that the instruction should read to run the .exe, as there will be no .com file there. So the instruction should read:

 

Rename C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe to C:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\explorer.exe and try launching the explorer.exe program.

 

I expect the tutorial will be amended. Thank you for bringing it to our attention vulcain, and I'm sorry it took so much effort for us to understand your issue.


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