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Removal of Trojans

By lday610 ·
Does anyone out there have any sure fire ways to remove Trojans? I have numerous spyware removal tools and anti-virus software, but I cannot repair my registry. The software I have can't find it. But I did a scan on symantec's website and it found 7 infected files, but I can't get rid of them. Please help.

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by TheChas In reply to Removal of Trojans

There is no "universal" tool to remove mal-ware.

If you could list the specific trojans that are on your system, we can recommend specific tools or registry edits to get rid of each.

Some mal-ware replaces system files with their own self-infecting version.


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by LMon In reply to Removal of Trojans

if you have spybot search and destroy and adaware. I would try highjackthis(powerful program be carefull).

Is your AV program up-to-date if not update then run it again it may just delete.

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by Joseph Moore In reply to Removal of Trojans
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by Bratt In reply to Removal of Trojans

I have found one program which I really like and feel safe using on my network. Ad-aware not adware is what I like. I have used this several times on our engineering systems and have never had it mistakenly deleted anything that was valid like some of the other software programs out there. It's free to download from Lavasoft and it doesn't expire in 30 days. I also like hijackthis and shredder but with hijackthis you really need to know what you are doing even though it does back up any files that you choose to get rid of.

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by itek4u In reply to Removal of Trojans

Spybot S&amp 1.3 Trojan remover with its updates being very current has been the best trojan killer for me. What operating system are you using? What is infecting your machine?

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by kingstable In reply to Removal of Trojans

Trend Micro's "House Call" has found and removed trojans which other VC's missed.

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by vincent.truong In reply to Removal of Trojans

You were able to find the file, but cannot delete right?

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by wlbowers In reply to Removal of Trojans

Turn off system restore if it is used in your os.

Download, update, and run the following.

Your Antivirus Software



Look for the file in English CWShredder.exe

Hijack This:

Hijack This is useful in that it shows what is currently loading on startup. You must know what is good and what is bad. Once you check it and fix it is gone. So be sure.

Run Your Antivirus again

I have had to boot into safe mode and run these.

Good Luck Lee

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