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#1 doric


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Posted 20 July 2006 - 07:39 PM

I found remote.exe in my documents and settings. What is this? I think it may be bad. Thanks. This is my first post, hope I'm doing this OK.

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Posted 20 July 2006 - 07:54 PM

You say it's located in your Documents and Settings folder?
Could you give the full path to the file?
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Posted 21 July 2006 - 07:31 AM

There is a chance that this is the W32.Fanbot.A@mm worm,

I'd suggest immediately updating your antivirus definitions and performing a full system scan.

Also, you can get a free, online scan here using Internet Explorer: http://housecall.trendmicro.com

The information requested by tg1911 will help in determining if this is indeed the worm, or it's another program that you may want to keep.

Edited by usasma, 21 July 2006 - 07:33 AM.

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Posted 24 July 2006 - 06:38 PM

Sorry for not replying sooner, it was in D&S, All Users. I did a virus scan and McAfee found it was a tracking worm of some kind and removed it. I did a search afterwards and it was gone. Thanks for the good advice.

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