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How do I get rid of "vthrottle"?

By nwdk ·
Hi!
I have been having weird problems with my email.
(I have Windows 2000 & Outlook & Office 2000)
When I first open up Outlook in the morning, everything is fine. I can send & receive email messages no problem.
However, after about an hour or so, I am not able to send messages, but I can receive, and I can use the internet. I get the error code 0x800ccc79. All the email account setting are right, I have checked them zillions of times, all the Zone Alarm & Anti Virus programmes are running just fine, and are set up properly.
So the weird thing is that it works sometimes, and sometimes it doesnt!
Now, I have done some research online, and there seems to be something called vthrottle (see below)
http://monkey.org/~jose/software/vthrottle/
which seems to do what is happening to my emails. I didnt put it there, so I can only conclude that a virus put it there. I have done various virus checks, and got rid of all the spyware etc, but I cannot get rid of this vthrottle thing. Does anyone know how I can get rid of this??????????? HEEEEEEEEELLLLLPPPPPPP!!!!!!

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by NZ_Justice In reply to How do I get rid of "vthr ...

Try an application called "Highjackthis" also get process explorer from sysinternals. Or do it manualy in safemode.

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by BFilmFan In reply to How do I get rid of "vthr ...

Download AdWare and see if that removes the lil bugger.

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by lyon_bleu In reply to How do I get rid of "vthr ...

It sounds like your sys admin needs to fine tune the minimum
interval between messages or build a whitelist. This is not the
payload of a virus, but rather a tool to slow the progress of a
worm by detecting excessive smtp activity and rejecting requests
to send email that are beyond the threshold. Check with whoever
is maintaining the mail server and see if you can get some releif
that way.

HTH,

paul

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