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Onestep

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Everytime I open a folder of any kind and click on something this shortcut appears. If I click on this shortcut it says "Windows Script Host" There is no script file specified.
What is it and how can I stop it please? Its very annoying. The shortcut is a big "S" and on the bottom it has this written: .VBS;VBE;JS;JSE;....

I will upload a picture of it.

UPDATE: I thought the problem was fixed but it came back. I clicked on Real Player to play a file and my problem showed up again. Once I clicked on Real Player to play a file and I got this shortcut:


VBS;VBE;JS;JSE;WSF (Windows Script Host Settings File)


Now the file still played but how do I get rid of this shortcut showing up.

Many thanks & God Bless.

I run Windows XP

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Doug

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Hi Onestep,

Is this the same machine that you have posted for your HJT Log, here?
http://www.geekstogo...ed-t173734.html

If so, you may have a trojan infection and a remote administration component on the machine.
Work with a Malware Removal Expert to clean it up.
Since you have not received a reply and it's been more than 3 days, post here:
http://www.geekstogo...-Room-f100.html
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Once your machine is clear of infection, feel free to post back here with any additional questions.

If this is a different machine, please let us know, and tell us a little more about your machine, environment and network.
Scripts are most often used as Administrative tools to call functions remotely.
Is this machine in a networked environment? For instance, in a commercial setting?

Best Regards

Edited by Doug, 24 October 2007 - 01:47 PM.

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Onestep

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Yes this is the same machine as before. I never recieved help on my last issue so I did a Fix & Restore. Help, I just don't know what to do.
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Rorschach112

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You are already being helped. I suggest you be more patient and don't multi post about your problem, and especially do not post in The Waiting Room after less than a day of waiting.
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Onestep

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Iwas told to go there by the Staff.
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Doug

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Problem seems to have been resolved successfully in Malware Removal by Rorschach112
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