JS/NoClose Virus

  cyberphobic 22:26 24 Nov 2003

I seem to have a problem with this and I just can't get rid of it. I have Zone Alarm Pro and AVG 7. I also regualrly use Ad-aware and Spy bot but this just keeps coming back. It manifests itself either by imposing a screen on a website I am tring to get to (usually something called adserv)or random porno images. I believe it comes from kazaa which I can thank my son for. The main site responsible for this seems to be something called click here and there are other variations on this name. I have discovered that it resides in a file in Windows called srchasst but even if I start in safe mode and delete it, it seems to be back again next time I look. It seems to be half virus, half spyware but somehow seems to avoid firewalls,anti virus and anti spyware programmes. Can anyone help? this is getting me down

  JIM 22:37 24 Nov 2003

Copy/Paste nitrous exitfuel into google
Not risking your link :)

  powerless 22:37 24 Nov 2003

At the top of this Window Click, Tools, Internet Options...,Delete Files.

  Eastender 22:42 24 Nov 2003

Have a look here click here

  AndyJ 22:46 24 Nov 2003

Do a search for this file - nitrous.exitfuel[1].htm - if you find it, delete it. JS/NoClose normally hides in the Temprary Internet Files folder.

Also have a look here click here

  cyberphobic 19:17 25 Nov 2003

Thanks very much for your help. I've tried Google, My computer is set to run disc cleanup every day, I've tried deleting Temporary Internet Files and pursued the results of various Google searches.I now believe that I read duff info and that srchasst is a valid windows folder (search assistant). To cut a long story short I'm no further forward. Can anyone else help me please?

  A_World_Maker 19:49 25 Nov 2003

Assuming you are using XP... turn off your restore points to all discs... delete all cookies.. rund adware and spybot, along with your antivirus programmes.. reboot eachtime and then... turn back on your restore points... this prevents any viruses etc.. from hiding in restore points

  cyberphobic 21:11 25 Nov 2003

Thanks for your suggestions, how do I "turn off restore points to all discs"?

  Jester2K II 21:13 25 Nov 2003

Right Click My Computer, Properties, System Restore Tab.

  cyberphobic 21:49 25 Nov 2003

Thanks guys, have followed your instructions to the letter and it looks v promising so far - PC has regained it's usual snap, crackle and pop. Recently it's been like swimming through treacle! Will keep you updated - thanks again.

  cyberphobic 13:27 27 Nov 2003

Have followed the instructions but it is still there - would an anti trojan do the trick? anyone got any more ideas?

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