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Avast Found 2 Trojans


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hawthorn

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Hi

I recently installed a new hard drive, and also installed Xp Pro. Since then Ive had a problem when typing, the cursor occasionally jumps to a different point in the text. Sometimes the window closes and I have to re-open it. Ive tried various forums and though some people have had this problem there doesnt seem to be a successful solution to it. It happens mostly in Outlook Express, although also when writing to forums. its not the mouse, its the text cursor. T ... (now just as i was about to type "The" the cursor jumped up to the google search box!) The mouse behaves perfectly.

Now I dont know if it is a seperate problem, or connected, but Ive just scanned with Avast! and it has found 2 trojans. They are listed as:

C\SWSetup\SP36684A\Setup.exe its Win32: Trojan-gen (VC)

C\System Volume Information\_restore{628F1030-7003-4AC7-86B9....}\A0002135.exe same Win32 Trojan-gen

So have I one or two issues!??

Can you tell me what the trojans are, how I might have got them etc. I have moved them to the chest, should I delete them?

Also Avast puzzles me. It doesnt scan automatically, yet you are supposedly protected all the time. If so how did it miss these 2 trojans? When I had Norton it used to scan everyday as far as I know. Finally, its a laptop, 2 gig ram. XP Pro, Im using Avast, Spyware Blaster, Adaware, and Zone Alarm.

Zone Alarm did find this last week:

Generic host process for Win32 services is trying to act as a server.... It seemed to think it was a threat.

Sorry for my ignorance in these matters,
Thanks

h
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