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By Mr. Mikey
Nov 19, 2007
  1. I have this thing on my computer.

    I have read the removal instructions, but I am hesitant to perform any "surgery" on this thing.

    I am a novice with this stuff, is there anything I should know before making the changes described in the instructions?


    Also, in the report compiled by the diagnostic tool, I see a file marked "/SBAK". Is that a variant of /bak, or is it something else entirely?
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your system is infected with a trojan called Downloader.Agent.awf. It replaces legitimate files that are common on most computers with an infected file. Then, it moves the legitimate files to a bak or backup folder.

    Very Important: Before deciding whether you should clean or reformat your system, go and read this thread HERE and decide what it is you want to do.

    If after reading the above, you wish to clean your system, do the following.

    Go and read this thread HERE and follow the instructions exactly. Post the requested log files once done.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of Mr. Mikey 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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