Trojan.killav Sprotector.dll

By Micah
Dec 18, 2012
  1. Hey everyone I need some help! Today I noticed a program in my programs list that said sprotector 1.62 and nothing else. No manufacturer name or any of the normal info. It had an install date of 8/2012. Thinking it seemed suspicious I went to google and surprisingly theres little information about this. Some sites say it's perfectly fine while others say it's a horrible trojan.killav virus. Can someone please tell me how to successfully install all of it's components on my system? None of the anti virus or malware softwares that I have ran have caught it. So far I've ran a trend micro scan, spydoctor, malware bytes, AVG and I"m running avast right now. Also another strange thing is the icon that is next to the sprotector when I go to control panel/ uninstall is the same icon as the anvir windows manager that I downloaded yesterday, but like I said sprotector says downloaded august and anvir was downloaded yesterday 12/17 from CNET as one of the top must have applications for windows. Please help! I'm pretty experienced with most aspects of a computer but I do need very specific step by step instructions please!!
  2. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

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  3. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

    Were you able to run these preliminary steps? How did it go?

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