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SpySheriff Infection [RESOLVED]


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Helpdave

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Greyknight17,

Sorry no luck. Hijack This message window:

Service 'svchost.exe' was not found in the registry. Make sure you entered the short name of the service., vbExclamation

<OK>

Is this 'svchost.exe' a bad file?

Thank you,

David
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This particular one is a bad one because it's running in the Windows folder. The legitimate svchost.exe will run from the system32 folder instead.

OK, double check to make sure that svchost.exe is deleted from the Windows folder.

I don't think it will cause any more problems now since the file is gone and the service should be useless.

We'll leave it at that then. :tazz:

Any other problem/questions before I close this topic?
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Greyknight17,

I have no other question. Thank you very much for your assistance with removal of the spyware/virus.

Dave
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :tazz:

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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