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Mark Rosato

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hi-

limewire recently gave me a virus in which limewire will start on its own every minute or so. if i try to access the registry, it will block me from doing so. here is my hijackthis log, i dont know exactly what it is so hopefully the log will show you something: thank you

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also, i have uninstalled limewire, but still the following will come up in a java window every minute where limewire would be loading up. it says that there is an error, and this is the error report:

LimeWire version 4.10.0 Pro

Java version 1.4.2_03 from Sun Microsystems Inc.

Windows XP v. 5.1 on x86

Free/total memory: 2413664/4128768



com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader$StartupFailedException: invalid update.ver

at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.sanityCheck(GUILoader.java:274)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.load(GUILoader.java:40)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)

at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)

at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Main.main(Main.java:44)



STARTUP ERROR!









FILES IN CURRENT DIRECTORY:

C:\Program Files\limewire\clink.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185062640

SIZE: 307949



C:\Program Files\limewire\commons-httpclient.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185063828

SIZE: 459988



C:\Program Files\limewire\commons-logging.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185064500

SIZE: 59154



C:\Program Files\limewire\commons-net.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185065656

SIZE: 355370



C:\Program Files\limewire\daap.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185066703

SIZE: 311611



C:\Program Files\limewire\i18n.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185068718

SIZE: 25678



C:\Program Files\limewire\icu4j.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185069687

SIZE: 741440



C:\Program Files\limewire\id3v2.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185070328

SIZE: 94430



C:\Program Files\limewire\jcraft.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185070968

SIZE: 136693



C:\Program Files\limewire\jl011.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185071609

SIZE: 255016



C:\Program Files\limewire\jmdns.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185072125

SIZE: 69306



C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire.exe

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185044750

SIZE: 81920



C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185060656

SIZE: 6315206



C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire20.dll

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185044500

SIZE: 40960



C:\Program Files\limewire\log.txt

LAST MODIFIED: 1142840121512

SIZE: 0



C:\Program Files\limewire\log4j.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185073312

SIZE: 677952



C:\Program Files\limewire\logicrypto.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185074031

SIZE: 227510



C:\Program Files\limewire\looks.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185075078

SIZE: 630634



C:\Program Files\limewire\MessagesBundles.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185061203

SIZE: 2820285



C:\Program Files\limewire\mp3sp14.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185075531

SIZE: 40064



C:\Program Files\limewire\ProgressTabs.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185061687

SIZE: 18324



C:\Program Files\limewire\themes.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185075859

SIZE: 450156



C:\Program Files\limewire\tritonus.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185076500

SIZE: 152711



C:\Program Files\limewire\vorbis.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185076953

SIZE: 27215



C:\Program Files\limewire\xerces.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185079312

SIZE: 2147687



C:\Program Files\limewire\xml-apis.jar

LAST MODIFIED: 1135185080078

SIZE: 207655
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sorry, another thing, lastly, every 10 minutes or so a command prompt window will come up with a file called setup.exe with teh blinker blinking all over the place, even after i delete this file this will still happen
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Dont know if this will help you out but give it a try...............go to your internet options from your tool

bar ...............then click on privacy............then click on sites ................copy and paste this where it says

address of web sites................... http://www.limewire.com/ ............. that will blockout limewire

cookies. click ok then apply then ok..
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Limewire is always sending and receiving cookies and that slows your computer down a great deal by blocking them you will be able deal with your problem a bit more easier.................Remember these types of music programs are harmful to your computer.
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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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nevermind, thank you but i fixed it with system restore
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Using System Restore is like putting a band-aid on a gun shot wound. It will hold it for a little while but it will eventually get through. I would DEFINITELY recommend you do what Starjax suggested, that being taking a trip to the Malware Forum.

Fenor

Edited by Fenor, 10 May 2006 - 06:49 PM.

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well havent we learnt something from this? DONT download illegally :whistling:
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yer what bobbobagan said. dont mess with illegal stuff.
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