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martyjo

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Hi There,

I am trying to help a friend out that is getting a reported "virus" called stealthSWs114.h. I suspect that this is not really a virus as such but some scam to get him to buy Anti Virus software. It seems to have hijacked IE as it keeps popping up whenever he uses IE.
He has an up to date AVG and a Zone Alarm firewall. His system is W2K.

I did a search in Google and the results suggested that Geeks knows about this but I can't find any reference to it when I do a search.

Can you advise on how to remove this annoying problem, AVG, AdAware and Spybot all seem to have failed.

Edited by martyjo, 22 November 2005 - 03:43 AM.

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Trevuren

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Hi Martyjo and welcome to the Geeks to Go Forums.

My name is Trevuren and I will be helping you with your log.


1. Please start by reading and doing what is recommended on this page: HERE

2. Once that is done, please run HijackThis, click SCAN, produce a LOG and POST it in this thread for review.

Regards,

Trevuren

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martyjo

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Thanks Trevuren,

Unfortunately I can't follow this up for about a week as I will be away but will do as soon as I get back.

Regards,

Martyjo
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No problem,


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