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#1 KamikazeNOR


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Posted 03 March 2007 - 06:40 PM

This update.exe is one of the bad update files that exists.
Here's the thing : A friend of mine got this on his comp and its icon is blinking in the process-corner. Its blinking between the windows update logo and a red shield with a white cross.
I found out that it was in a folder called "Fellesfiler", on C: and there was also a file in system32 and prefetch. Inside "Fellesfiler" it was in a folder which had the name of the reg key for update.exe.
I deleted all of those files, yet the problem still remained ; they all came back.

Tried almost everything i know, and this is like the first time i've ever had a problem fixing malware, so i hope you guys can help me on this one.
Thanks on beforehand. :thumbsup:

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#2 buddy215


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Posted 03 March 2007 - 06:50 PM

the link below describes the malware.

Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.

Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.

If you still have a problem, follow the directions below:
Post a Hijack This log in the appropriate forum by following the directions in the link below.
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Posted 04 March 2007 - 01:56 PM

update.exe could also be related to an alcan infection which drops a lot of other malware files on your system. Best to follow buddy215's instructions for posting a hijackthis log.
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