startup page virus

  hubdean 14:37 02 Sep 2005
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help
i got a startup page virus
i tryed some trojan removers
but its still there
how can i get rid of it

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:46 02 Sep 2005

Why have you started another thread on this subject?

click here

Pleas tick one as resolved and stick with the one thread to avoid confusion.

If you have start page virus that is not detected by AdAware or spybot and you can't change your start page then you have the SVCNUT.EXE virus
You can find it at C:\WINDOWS\system32\svcnut.exe for WINXP or C:\WINNT\system32\svcnut.exe for other systems.

Before deleting file you must open WINDOWS TASK MANAGER CTRL, ALT, and DEL and end SVCNUT.EXE process.

You will get a warning before it will do it but just click yes.

Proceed and erase the svcnut.exe virus. make sure you get rid of it in recycle bin too. That should clear it up, you can then proceed to change your start up page to desired page without problem.

  hubdean 14:57 02 Sep 2005

i can not see this in WINDOWS TASK MANAGER

  hubdean 18:24 02 Sep 2005

my computer say i got w32.dbot.imu virus
is this a startup virus
my home page is full of adds
virgin adds
what ever page i put as home it has virgin adds on it ??

  PC Bilbo 18:29 02 Sep 2005

Just a thought

If you're running XP or ME and have done a restore since this problem started you will need to purge System Restore by disabling it and switching it back on again otherwise any future restore will reinstate the problem.

  VoG II 18:31 02 Sep 2005

Do you mean w32.Sdbot.imu ?

Have you tried a² click here

  hubdean 18:34 02 Sep 2005

i try what u said

  hubdean 19:05 02 Sep 2005

can some one have a look at blueyonder home page & tell me if virgin is all over it

  Curio 19:09 02 Sep 2005

Black background, Virgin ad at top of page

  hubdean 19:11 02 Sep 2005

it starts out 2 red coloured pics each side of screen when u first open it

  hubdean 19:19 02 Sep 2005

2 pics each side of screen ??

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