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Hey! Has anyone heard of a file SDDBVC?


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wendy k. walker

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Hi everyone. I just ran across a strange file that is listed in my firewall. It has just appeared there recently, and I have no idea where it came from or what it is for.

The file is named > SDDBVC <and so far it has not tried to access the internet that I am aware of. Can anyone tell me what that little file is for?

Thanks Wendy
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I looked up that file, and I can not find any thing about it, you can test the file Here on jotti's file scanner to see if it is malicious or not.
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Hi Micael Buckley, Thanks for the prompt response. I just tried to upload that bugger to the site that you posted, however, it said that my firewall or some malware had prevented it from up loading.

So I did the Google thing and came up with this link >> http://www.google.co...0&sa=N&filter=0 <<

OK so I scroll down the page looking for anything that makes any sense and I found this link >>

Geeks To Go -> Malware? Spyware? Worm? Virus? [RESOLVED]
No disinfected C:\Program Files\Cosmi\Spyware Killer Pro\scanner\sddbvc.exe
Adware:Adware/Gator No disinfected C:\WINDOWS\GatorPdpLoudInstaller.Log ... <<

OK, so then I followed that link, and it brought me here >> http://geekstogo.com...ST&f=37&t=42193 <<

:tazz: Now I am even more confused than I was at the start. Would you mind looking over all of this stuff and telling me just how it applies to that SDDBVC file.

I haven't been using that Spyware Killer Pro program, however it is still in my system, but the SDDBVC file had not been listed in my firewall until just recently.

:) What do I do now?

Thanks Wendy
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wendy, may i suggest that you take a trip through our malware forum as spyware killer is a rogue antispyware program ( http://www.spywarewa...nti-spyware.htm )

you can go through the malware process by clicking on the malware forum link in my signature.
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Hi dsenette, Thanks for the reply, I've gone to the link that you gave me and checked it out before. I just went again to double check and there is a note in the section for 'SpyWare Killer Pro' that says they have been removed from that list.

Nonetheless I guess it wouldn't hurt to go ahead and un-install the whole thing from my system as I seldom run it anyway.

Thanks again,
Wendy
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Some kinds of malware give their files random names so they can't be searched for.
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Hi Tyger, Thanks for the reply. I ran it down and found out that it is a file in a program that I have called 'SpyWare Killer Pro'. I don't use the program anymore so I think I'll just uninstall it and be done with it.

Although it does have me wondering how it suddenly turned up in my firewall.
Bye Wendy
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you should still go back through the malware forum wendy....that program may have allowed one or two extra things into your machine
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Hi dsenette, Thanks I have already taken your advice, however, now I fear that the guys in the malware forum will be upset with me.

When I had tried to post my HJT log I had gotten 'page cannot be displayed' so I hit the back button, then tried to post it again, and got the same results. I did that three times before I gave up.

Then when I went to the forum I found all three of those posts listed. Strange thing though, cause when I tried to view any one of them all I could pull up was the topic heading. Are you guys having troubles too, or is that just me?

Thanks Wendy
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It is a bug that we are trying to fix from the forum up grade. Post it again! I will get the three that you posts closed.

Edited by Michael Buckley, 25 October 2005 - 10:23 PM.

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Hi Michael Buckley, Thanks for the reply. I hope that it isn't the PC flue that's gotten you'll system down.
OK I'll post again, and thanks for taking care of those other three posts too. Bye Wendy
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