I have a virus infection (Win32 Agent) in Windows XP System 32 folder at c:windowssystem32winNt.dll which will not allow me to delete to remove it.
My antivirus (AVG) removes the infection initially but everytimr you restart Windows it comes back.
Any ideas how I can safely remove the infection without messing up Windows??
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This problem occurs when the computer is infected with virus such as win 32 Heur , win32 tanatos etc.So try to install antivirus software such AGV which is best for these kind of exe infecter.If there is problem installing the antivirus then reistall windows which is the best idea.
Sometimes it happens in windows XP that you are not able to open drives
on your hard disk. When you double click on the drives icons or right
click on the drive>>explore in My computer ,the drive does not
This problem is generally caused by most of the viruses which
infect windows XP system. They block or restrict your access to any of
But donâ€™t worry this is not a big trouble it can be fixed easily.
Normally when a virus infects a windows system which causes a drive
opening problem, it automatically creates a file named autorun.inf in
the root directory of each drive.
This autorun.inf file is a read only ,hidden and a system file and
the folder option is also disabled by the virus. This is deliberately
done by the virus in order to protect itself. autorun.inf initiates all
the activities that the virus performs when you try to open any drive.
Very simple . virus create some bad registry if you want to solve this problem then delet this registry
go to www.safer-networking.org and download spybot search and destroy,then goto www.malwarebytes.org and download malwarebytes antimalware,just click on the free green download button,after they are downloaded install them on your computer and run a full scan on the malwarebytes first,you have to go to settings to set for full scan,then run spybot,no special settings,when it isdone scanning just click on fix problems and that will take care of your virus.
To resolve this problem the easiest way are
1) User Trojan Remover http://www.simplysup.com/
--> Update the definition at the time of installation
---> Scan whole system
----> After successfully removal of trojan uninstall the Trojan Remover
2) Manual Methods
Requirement :- Linux Live CD
-> boot system with Linux Live Cd
--> Mount all drives
---> Locate infected DLL files and Trash them.
----> Restart system into Windows