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Rootkit and trojan horses [RESOLVED]


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darko2021

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Ok here is what it says. A device or hook is trying to install. If you are currently in the process of installing system software, device drivers or a new usb device, or you are debugging software, you are safe to allow this action. Otherwise, this may be an unauthorized type of software called a rootkit. Rootkits are advanced programs that drill perminantly into your computer's operating system. An effective rootkit cannot be removed without erasing your computer. Rootkits can compromise your computer's security and violate your privacy. Under this message there is an option to either cancel or allow the installation. I have always checked cancel. It doesn't give me any other option to see where the rootkit is located.
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Like I said you can ignore it

Your logs are clean

Follow the steps in my previous post
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ok thank you for the help. Do you know why I am getting the message on booting up that says my computer has changed?
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That is more than likely due to some change in MSConfig

Click Start > Run > Type msconfig > Click ok > Click Normal Startup > Click Apply > Click Ok > Restart your PC

If that doesn't work then make a new topic in the Windows XP forum

Let me know if you have any more questions
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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