"download virus scanner" appears in system tray

By azab
Oct 14, 2006
  1. Hi

    i have a flashing icon in the system tray. which looks like a warning sign. and every few minutes shows a message to say download virus scanner.

    can any1 help please. you can not right click on it or there is no name etc on it?

    attached us the hijackthis log
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Click start then run and type "msconfig" without the speechmarks and see if you can spot it in "startup". If its there, take the tick out and restart your pc!!
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Your system is infected with malware.

    Go and read the Trojan Pakes and other nasties preliminary removal instructions. Follow all the instructions exactly.

    Post fresh HJT and AVG Antispyware logs as an attachments into this thread, only after doing the above.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of azab only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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