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I have a worm tetrosearch that I cannot find let alone delete. I have run many virus protection programs. It is on Mozilla but not IE. Thanks

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Hi.
Here is a link to microsoft that explains this particular trojan.

Although I work on lots of computers, and do see lots of viruses, this is not one that I see very often, but microsoft does seem to know all about it, and on the page it will give you suggestions on what to do to get rid of it.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Threat/Encyclopedia/Entry.aspx?Name=Trojan%3AJS%2FDursg.G

I would go check it out, and see what you think, maybe it will give you ideas that you haven't tried yet.

However, since you are running xp, first try this:

Click your start button
select run
next type in MRT
press enter

This will start the microsoft malicious software removal tool.

Select a FULL scan, and let it scan your entire system.

It might very well detect and remove your problem, along with any other suspicious software that it finds!

I hope this helps you out, and good luck !

Posted on Apr 03, 2011

  • Paul Pope
    Paul Pope Apr 05, 2011

    Also, sometimes this is part of a real program, and not a virus at all.

    Toolbars use tetrosearch quite often, so if you have yahootoolbar, or for that matter most any toolbar that has a search box in it, then it probably has tetrosearch built in to it.
    The only real way to be sure is to disable any toolbars that you have, close the browser, reboot the computer, and open your browser again.
    If it is part of the toolbars, then it should work normally again.
    You may have to go through them one at a time, until you find out which one is causing the issue.

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