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W32.HLLW.Gaobot infection.....pls help

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About three days ago the active norton antivirus on my PC detected W32.HLLW.Gaobot but was unable to delete it and repair the file for some reason............so each time Norton anitivirus Auto protect would pop up with a Virus alert that indicated the fact that it was unable to delete and repair the problem

I then updated the antivirus through live update and the Symantec website.......after which i ran a complete system scan......the antivirus was now able to delete the problem and repair the situatiuon........since then....the auto protect keeps popping the Virus alert which reads


High risk

Norton Antivirus has detected and removed a virus from your computer

Object Name C:\svchosta.exe
Virus name W32.HLLW.Gaobot
Action taken The file was automatically deleted

on clicking the OK tab on this alert.....it disappears for a while and then the alert pops up once again in a short while.......this is been happnin for the past few days.......every 2 mins the alert pops up and i have to click OK........

Plz help me......is it that the virus threat hasn't been dealt with properly?......or is it that the virus keeps invading my sysetme even after it has been deleted??......how do i get rif of this???
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This should clear it


You may want to consider running the malware checks here


Run the programmes as advised then post a current Hijack This log to the malware section
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