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trojan dillemma
« on: October 18, 2005, 08:38:06 AM »
 >:(I have run avast 4 home system at least 15 times and cannot seem to track down a seeming "herd" of trojans in my system...HELP!

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Re: trojan dillemma
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2005, 08:52:13 AM »
To clean a system from malware (and protect it against) follow the instructions in the malware removal section on this website: http://mrspock.dsmirc.co.uk

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Re: trojan dillemma
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2005, 02:16:06 PM »
Ewido is good, if it will run on your system. A squared doesn't seem to catch as many Trojans, but it will run on older systems.

http://www.ewido.net/en/

http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/

Both are free if you don't want real-time protection.

SwatIt! is also free. Not sure how effectine it is.

http://swatit.org/

Give all three a try and tell us what they find or miss!

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Re: trojan dillemma
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2005, 04:10:11 PM »
A little more information about this herd of trojans would be helpful ?
- What OS are you using? is it up to date?
- What avast! version and VPS file (virus database) number, e.g. 0436-4 (see about avast!)
- What was the virus name, what was the filename, where was it found
  example (C:\windows\system32\infected-filename.xxx)?
- What actions have you taken to try and resolve the problem?

Are you saying avast doesn't detect them? - if so what did or make you think you have a herd of trojans?
Are you saying that avast can't delete or move them? - if so what error messages are you getting?

Windows 10 Home 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 21.11.2500 (build 21.11.6809.528) UI 1.0.683/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro/ Avast! Mobile Security