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Windows XP bug, or Virus? Text moves from “All or part of file name” field to the “A word or phrase in the file” field

This would be too big a bug to not be on Google, one would think. Repeatable problem. (click) Start -> (click) Search -> (click) Pictures, Music, or Video -> (check) Pictures and Photos -> (type ...
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How to prevent ICE CYBER virus - Avira has allowed reinfection [duplicate]

The ICE CYBER virus is particularly nasty. I thought it snuck in while Avira Free Antivir was off, and then became active later. Being more carefull for the two days after removing it with a ...
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1answer
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How can I get rid of 'Windows Instant Scanner'

I've been given a friend's PC to fix because he thinks it has a virus. However the virus appears to be the software that's telling him that Windows has got a virus. This piece of malware called ...
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How to assert if I'm infected and how to remove [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Hi all, My computer is acting funny lately, some symtoms: clicking things feels different. Normally I ...
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How I analyzed svchost high CPU utilization problem [closed]

My machine was attacked by a trojan that manifested itself as a service in the netsvcs svchost process. This process can be identified using Process Explorer as 'svchost -k netsvcs'. The symptoms I ...
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3answers
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Leftovers of a trojan cause popups saying “crss.exe” cannot be found

I am helping out a coworker with Winodws XP 32-bit, and took off a Trojan using Malwarebytes, Spy-bot Search and Destroy, and Trojan remover with total annihilation of the Trojan. I also had to find ...
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6answers
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How did my computer get compromised?

How is it possible that my up to date install of Windows 7 with UAC enabled and Microsoft Security Essentials running became compromised, seemingly in a website drive-by? I've run ostensibly the same ...
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Can you really get a trojan in an image file and if so how will it be executed?

I've just digitized a couple of LPs and needed some cover art. My scanner isn't big enough to scan the album so I searched for and downloaded the images off the net. When I did so Avast reported that ...
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1answer
506 views

Unknown item in my startup (sshnas21.dll)

I just noticed that I have an unknown item in my Startup in msconfig the command is rundll32.exe C:\Windows\system32\sshnas21.dll,GetMainWnd what is this?
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How to deal with a trojan infection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I was browsing some websites and somehow obtained a trojan through some sort of silent download. Google ...
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2answers
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How did what appears to be a virus get on my computer? (explanation of situation enclosed)

My system is Windows XP SP3, updated with the latest patches. The PC is connected to a Cisco 877 ADSL router, which does NAT from the internal network to its single static public IP address. There ...
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5answers
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Getting rid of a trojan in svchostlexe

My antivirus keeps notifying me of a trojan. Svchost.exe keeps creating some 'drivers' (.sys files in the drivers directory under system32 of my Windows XP installation) each of which is marked as ...
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4answers
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How do I know if I managed to completely remove an undetected trojan?

I catched a trojan that uses explorer.exe to reproduce itself in case of deletion of its autostart entry or main exe file in Programs/x. It had already tried to contact a suspicious server over ...
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2answers
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Explorer hijacked by a trojan

I managed to catch a newish trojan that my Anti virus program wasn't able to detect. I'm usually not that bad at technical stuff regarding computers but I really don't know what to do with this one ...
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8answers
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Is software from NCH Software safe? [closed]

I just downloaded Fling from them (an automatic ftp uploader) having been looking for a good app to do this for a long time. It just seems to good to be true to finally stumble across what looks to be ...