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Tohoya

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Help! It says that the infected file does not exist!
« on: June 12, 2006, 04:14:57 PM »
I get this message from avast every time I boot up the computer:

A virus was found!

filename: C:/windows/system32/zsys1.dll
malware name: Win32 Trojan-gen (Other
malware type: Virus/Worm
VPS version: 0624-0.  06/11/2006

Reccomended action: move to chest

Anyway, when I try to move to chest, delete, or do anything with it (even "no action,") I get this message: "cannot process C:/windows/system32/zsys1.dll."  Then when I click ok, avast pops up again, giving me the exact same virus information with the exact same options.

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Re: Help! It says that the infected file does not exist!
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2006, 04:50:08 PM »
Hi Tohoya,

Your infected with Greatis spyware. For removal instructions read here:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/pwsteal.rivarts.html

After you got rid of this spyware infection, and did an online scan your  for spyware here: http://www.spywareguide.com/onlinescan.php

When your computer is completely free of malware, then install Ad-aware free, Spybot S&D and SpywareBlaster. But, mind you only after your computer is clean!!

Furthermore use only one AV solution like Avast, and install only one software firewall, like for instance Zonealarm,

polonus
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Use NoScript, a limited user account and a virtual machine and be safe(r)!