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Is Autoclk.exe Malware? Conflicting Reports


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#1 mr dogegg

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:24 AM

Greetings all. am new here and need to clear something up. is autoclk.exe a piece of malware (specifically a trojan).

some sites say yes it is, while others say its a windows utility that allows you to use a mouse without actually clicking any buttons and is therefore aimed at people with arthritis etc.

also, autoclk.exe seems to be something to do with sagem modems.

i was installing a sagem fast 800 modem yesterday when trojan hunter flagged up that autoclk.exe was a trojan. but is it?

another sagem file that spy sweeper (but nothing else) flags as a trojan is adiras.ini, which is also sagem fast 800 modem related.

please help? am confused as to whether my pc is infected or not. or is sagem snooping on all its modem users?

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#2 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:52 AM

There is info on this file HERE along with a link to removal instructions.

Malware can be called ANYTHING, so it hard to say without more info. We need to know where it is running from, and the best way to see this is to run a little free program called HiJackThis. This program creates a log. Then you paste the log into the HiJackThis forum here at Bleeping Computer. An expert will help you get rid of the malware on your computer. It takes a little time, and it takes a little patience and you must be good at following instructions, as there will be some to follow. The following instructions will walk you through the process of creating a log:

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Read the Preparation Guide found HERE. It is very important that you follow ALL of the instructions found within. (There are many important steps in this guide that may clean your computer.)

NEXT
Post your system information along with a brief description of the problems you are having, and your HJT log in the HJT forum found HERE.

NOTE: Please, after you post your HJT log DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post there will be 1 reply. The team member glancing over the replies might think someone is already helping you out and will not respond. So, just make your post and let it sit there until a team member responds. The volunteers who work that forum are very busy, so please be patient and wait. It can sometimes take a few days for a response. If after 5 days you still have gotten no response, then post a link to your HJT log HERE.

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If, after finishing your work with the folks at the HJT forum you have issues with Windows related to the removal of the infection, then come to the other forums and let us help you get your computer back to normal.

You are in good hands! Good luck!

Edited by Albert Frankenstein, 13 June 2006 - 08:09 AM.

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 08:14 AM

thanks very much!




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