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Browser Hijacker, And Startup Spyware Popup


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#1 Luker

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Posted 27 April 2006 - 02:13 AM

I followed all of the steps, and the bit online scanner was able to get rid of everything except one file which was C:\windows\system32\twain32.dll it was identified as a trojan. This failed to delete however I tried. I have tried every free scanner/antivirus/antispyware, and even bought spyware detector. Eventually the scans come up clean but that is not the case. I am still on the blank browser, and I have an icon in the startup menu that will send up a popup every few minutes to remind me that I am infected by the same company that wants me to pay them to un-infect. It says in a red box "your computer is infected, critical system error! System detected virus activity............click here for available software. I think this all started when I went to download a codec for a naughty movie in a moment of weakness. I never even got to watch the clip!!! Please help!!!

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#2 Wolfnadrid

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Posted 27 April 2006 - 02:24 AM

Congratulations! you've met SpyFalcon/SpyQuake... or another member of the 'SpyAxe' family!

Check out the threads below for all your screenrash removal needs or search the site for SpywareQuake :D

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/47826/how-to-remove-spywarequaked-and-spywarequake-removal-instructions/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/50869/spyfalcona-new-version-perhaps/ (has my .2c for a fix of a what may be a new variant)
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