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I can't get rid of this trojan downloader HELP!!!!

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#1 manda05



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Posted 25 July 2004 - 10:18 PM

:alarm: I can't get rid of this virus i have on my computer :techsupport: i have searched and searched for a removal method, or event o learn about the virus and ic an't find it anywhere, AVG popped and told me i had a virus named "Trojan Horse Downloader.Comet.D and i can't find any place on the net to get rid of it can ANYBODY help plz!!! :wtf: :weep:

#2 Curtis336



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Posted 12 August 2004 - 09:18 PM

Well, I'm no expert, but I just tried to download a screen saver and got the same warning... have you recently downlaoded some cools screensaver(s). Alos, have you tried Adaware, Spy Bot, and Spy Sweeper? They should catch something like that I think.

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Posted 14 August 2004 - 12:17 PM

Go to Go to http://www.downloads.../hijackthis.zip , and download 'Hijack This!'.
Unzip to a permanent folder like c:HJT\HijackThis.exe, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
Press that, save the log somewhere, and please post the contents back here.

Most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.
I (or someone here) will be happy to help you analyze the results.
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#4 dalebo



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Posted 09 September 2004 - 03:02 PM

Help. My daughter keeps getting a popup stating she has the downloader.keenval.c trojan. It came back after a supposed successful removal using Spyhunter. Any thoughts? Thanks.

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