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Pc has a trojan horse virus,it runs slow and i canot open up thumbnails in files to look at photo's ect.

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Run an online malware/spyware such as Trend Micro housecall:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

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Run these programs:

vundofix
malwarebytes
avg free
spybot
windows defender

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Download some antivirus software to remove the intrusion

http://free.avg.com/ - AVG8 Free and Very Very Good

after running a full scan with this application you may also want to run some spyware scans

Ad-Aware 2008 - Also Free and thorough

Let me know how this goes

Goodluck

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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Trojan Horse Removal


A virus is program that has malicious content in it and replicates itself and a Trojan horse is program that will only work if the user executes it. Sometimes, a Trojan horse covers itself as a fake folder while in fact, it's an .exe file.
The good thing about Trojan horse is that it is not that hard to get rid of them. But the bad thing about Trojan horse is that it is a little bit difficult to find them.
Although, it does not corrupt files or delete data stored on your hard disk until you execute it. Once executed, it will allow the hackers to indentify your credit card number, social security number, bank account details or some other private information.
You can delete or remove the hidden Trojan horse with the help of antivirus software. Either, you can also try the manual process to delete it or you can follow these steps:
STEP 1 Open the System Information Utility (msinfo32.exe). You can find the System Information Utility by typing “msinfo32.exe” in ‘Run’. This program lists all the processes running on any Windows system, even those processes that are hidden from the task list. Now open your virus scanner and run the executable or .dll through it.
STEP 2 Open your antivirus software and run a virus scan. If you don't have a antivirus software installed, download AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.5. And run a scan using it. After the scanning process is completed, delete the value that was detected from the registry (before doing this step, take a backup of the registry files):
A) Click ‘Start’ > ‘Run’.
B) Type "regedit".
C) Click "OK".
D) Go to the subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunServices
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServices

E) Now delete any value from the right pane that was detected during the scan process.
F) Exit the Registry Editor.

on Mar 16, 2010 | PC Desktops

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How to remove a virus from my desktop thats locking up my system


Any virus that's locking up a PC is most has likely modified the Explorer policy. You must find a way to identify and rectify the problem. One paid software that checks the integrity of a PC's OS is Trojan Remover. Do an internet search for a trial version (30 days) and install into your computer and run it.

It should automatically detect any modifications in the normal Windows Explorer policies altered by Trojan Horse viruses or some other malware. When prompted, click on click appropriately for the software to correct this problems.

Also head online and get yourself a copy of Avira AntiVir Personal Free anitivirus, install it and remove any active virus that may be in the system.

Also launch the Windows Task Manager and disable any active virus processes that may be running. If Registry Editor and Task Manager are currently disabled, then Trojan Remover will correct these problems.

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May 25, 2012 | Dell PC Desktops

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Computer is running real slow and cant find restore disc to redo computer


Hi dmwm1996

There is a few things you can do to speed your computer back up...
1...Clean up your hard disk...
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Cleanup

2...Defrag your Hard Drive...
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragmenter

3...Add the maxium amount of ram to your computer that is allowed

4...Clean any old programs, files,pictures,etc off of your computer that you no longer use.

5...Last but not least...
Your computer may be loaded with spyware, virus's, trojans,etc. and that will make your computer run slow also.
To get rid of any spyware,virus,trojan,etc you will need to do the following:

Download,install and run Microsoft Safety Scanner...
It will clean your machine of spyware,virus's,trojans,worms...and the best part...it's FREE
Go to the following webpage and download Microsoft Safey Scanner.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-ca/default.aspx

Sep 15, 2011 | Gateway 5200S PC Desktop

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Dell /Desktop/Windows XP. My AVG free, found


I would go buy Notron antivirus because with the trojans it will cause you pc not to operate normally and could damage some of your files.

Jun 04, 2010 | Dell PC Desktops

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Can not remove any programs from system in control panel, when I try the system responds back with setup.exe has encountered a problem and will now be closing


Hi,

I,d suggest A Virus-Malware et,c.
Run an antivirus software, if it lets you.
If you have also suffered with various pop-ups about security-Alerts et,c.
Then you,ve picked up A Virus-Trojan Horse-Malware et,c.
Run a scan, remove-heal infection et,c.
Failing this, re-install windows over itself, or Repair to replace any deleted/corrupt/missing Operating System Files.

Mike @ Compurepair.


Oct 22, 2009 | E-Machines T6524 PC Desktop

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Trojan horse virus


Download and install Spybot Search and destroy update it, go ofline (disconnect your computer from internet) then run Spybot Search and destroy by clicking on "Search for Problems", in few minutes it will list up all the problems including Virus trojan etc.., click on "Fix problem",

That will remove all trojans

Sep 08, 2009 | PC Desktops

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C:\ system volume information \restore ..... trojan horse found


hi mich! you must know that avast is automatically deleting viruses. you must know the files before you delete. you can replace volume icon at control panel.. to speaker properties.

Aug 19, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Very slow also to increas memory


You need more memory. If you have windows xp you need at least 512 memory.

Jul 03, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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I need to reboot my computer to get rid of a virus


install ad-aware software and remove trojan horse virus.

Dec 15, 2008 | Dell Dimension 9200 PC Desktop

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