Trojan warning...

  madzad 16:40 12 May 2004
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Hi
I have started getting pop messages, stating:

VIRUS:
Trojan horse Downloader is found in file..

C:\system volume information\_restore etc etc...

I have run AVG, Pest Patrol andspy sweeper, as well as a few on line scans such as housecall and Panda. All have come back as nothing to report and clean.

How do I get rid of this pop up and is it malicious?

Many thanks

Steve

  Publisher 16:51 12 May 2004

Hi Steve,

I have exactly the same problem, AVG doesn't find it when I run it.

For me the warning comes up if I leave the PC turned on and not used for a long period. (I never leave it connected to the web.

DRiM

  Curio 18:22 12 May 2004

click here
This cured it for my son. Info from VoG

  georgemac 18:28 12 May 2004

also worth getting adaware and spywareblaster & spybot search & destroy - a search on google will find them, after getting rid of the trojan with AVG, remember & turn system restore back on, install the other programs, update them & run them.

  madzad 19:33 12 May 2004

Thanks Guys...

I have done so just now and will see what happens when I leave the PC unatended for a while.

Have a great trouble free day

Cheers

Steve

  jimv7 19:37 12 May 2004

Turn off system restore, reboot computer run virus scan again, turn on system restore and create a restore point.

  madzad 11:03 13 May 2004

Hi guys.. it seems to have done the trick.. many thanks.

Steve UK

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