farmmext.exe trojan horse downloader has got me.

  pharte 23:26 04 Feb 2005
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any information on this, I have run avg three times and turned off system restore but it's a stubborn bugger. I only picked it up today and i think it installed a programme as well as a little icon that looks like a bear in my system tray, needless to say I deleted these and emptied the recycle bin etc.

all info welcome

  VoG II 23:30 04 Feb 2005

Try a² click here

  Jeffers22 23:30 04 Feb 2005

Post a hijackthis log. see this thread on ComputerCops click here

  bof:) 23:45 04 Feb 2005

Hi pharte, have you tried leaving system restore off but running AVG in safe mode?

Mike

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:01 05 Feb 2005
  pharte 00:18 05 Feb 2005

I will update you tomorrow,as it's getting late now

  pharte 15:49 05 Feb 2005

A2, spybot, AVG, safe mode, temp files deleted, system restore off, a combination of plenty restarts and every piece of advice used and tried.
all seems just dandy now,

many thanks all

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