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TrojanDownloader:Win32/Grovel.A warning


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Kate B

Kate B

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Hi
I recently (today) downloaded a game for my son (yeah, I know) and during the install process Microsoft Security Essentials came up with this warning. I clicked remove but it was unable to - the log is attached at the end of the post. I also ran malawarebytes and superantispyware but neither program found anything. I googled the trojan but wasn't able to get any helpful info. So far I haven't noticed any change in my PCs performance but would rather not wait until the damage is done.
I would really appreciate any help with this.
Thanks,

Security Essentials encountered the following error: Error code 0x80070005. Access is denied.

Category: Trojan Downloader

Description: This program is dangerous and downloads other programs.

Recommended action: Remove this software immediately.

Security Essentials detected programs that may compromise your privacy or damage your computer. You can still access the files that these programs use without removing them (not recommended). To access these files, select the Allow action and click Apply actions. If this option is not available, log on as administrator or ask the security administrator for help.

Items:
containerfile:F:\Support\DirectX\dxcheck.exe
file:F:\Support\DirectX\dxcheck.exe->(nsis-instdata)
filelocalcopy:c:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\LocalCopy\{474139B6-3326-4B61-8D16-669E2D55DFED}-dxcheck.exe->(nsis-instdata)
filelocalcopy:\\?\c:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\LocalCopy\{474139B6-3326-4B61-8D16-669E2D55DFED}-dxcheck.exe

OTL Log

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  • Attached File  OTL.Txt   101.2KB   156 downloads

Edited by Kate B, 24 November 2011 - 01:32 AM.

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