In windows XP go to the Start button, setting, control panel, system, system restore, turn off system restore, click apply, reboot the computer, do the above steps again, this time turn the system restore back on. 1. Download and run firefox to protect your computer from future spyware attacks and pop ups which are coming in through internet explorer (Trojan downloaders, win32 ).Browser attacks aren't easy to spot because they piggyback on legitimate traffic that doesn't exhibit many obvious warning signs
2. Run the vundo and combo fix http://securitynewsfromthenet.blogspot.com/2007/05/vundofix-and-combo-fix.html
3. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
4. Run the anti spyware remove programs spybot http://securitynewsfromthenet.blogspot.com/2007/03/spybot-search-and-destroy-spyware-and.html and superantispyware http://securitynewsfromthenet.blogspot.com/2007/04/superantispyware-home-edition-free.html to get rid of the nasties
5. Run a complete scan with free curing utility Dr.Web CureIt!
Trojan Downloader is one of the most dangerous threats. Once this threat is infected with your computer, it is necessary to remove Trojan Downloader at once. There are some tips on how to remove and prevent Trojan Downloader from your PC below.
Your "up to date" antivirus will remove it.
How do I get rid of this Virus?
Try using Trojan Remover from simplysup.com The Trojan Remover didn't find the Trojan on my PC but was the only program I found that would actually delete the file.
Turn off system restore and run a virus scan in safe mode. Email me if you have more questions.
just run a antivirus scan.
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The spyware program 'PestPatrol' will remove it.
To get rid of that Trojan file turn off System Restore and restart your computer then run another virus scan and it should come up clean. AV programs can't remove virus/virus infected files from System Restore. Don't forget to turn on System Restore again after you do the above. To disable Windows XP System Restore right click on My Computer, click on the System Restore tab and select Turn Off System Restore. Don't forget to turn it back on after doing the above.
I think that some more info is needed like what operating system you use, have you tried to do it from a bootscan, what virus detection system do you have before this can be answered.
I would suggest downloading "Spybot Search and Destroy" (Freeware) and running it. If that does not work you may have to "restore" your harddrive with the factory restore disks. However doing this will completely wipe your harddrive causing a loss of all personal files. You can get riemove Trojan downloader from your computer , by following these steps . 1 Download and intall the Malwarebytes on your computer . 2 Update your Malwarebytes . 3 Scan your computer for all the malwares in your computer . 4 Remove all the malwares , found while scanning with the malwarebytes . 5 Restart your computer .
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AVG for windows seems to get rid of the downloader, but sometimes it comes back. i personally don't thonk you can get rid of them uless you are willing to do a full system restore. good luck!
I had the same Trojan downloader, tried spybot,avg nothing worked. Went to moosoft.com and downloaded the Trojan cleaner(they allow a free 30 day trial)and the downloader is now gone.
If you are using WinXP you'll need to disable the 'system restore' function then download and run AVG antivirus from www.grisoft.com. You can buy 7.0 or download 6.0 for free. Hope this helps.
I don't know if there is a better solution but I think you have to reinstall windows
Dropper.small is a Trojan downloader
An answer was posted at castlecops.com on 12/8/04. Easiest to find by searching Google with "trojan horse downloader agent.5.p" and looking for appropriate link in website above. Good luck
Uninstall Kaaza, if you are running, then go into Systems, turn off System Restore. that should delete all of your restore points. next run AVG or anyother virus scaner program, then run Ad-Aware or Spybot remover. Turn back on your System Restore and reboot your PC. This should fix your problem.
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with avast! antivirus 4.8