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Trojan cachecachekit

by cookin / September 30, 2005 5:46 AM PDT

I have Norton Systemworks installed and all features turned on including the worm protection. I run an update and scan my system several times a week. However, the Trojan Cachecachekit worm is in my system and I cannot delete it nor can Norton quarantine it.
I traced it to the Window\system 32 file and tried to delete, to no avail. I also tried to move into the recycle bin and it tells me that it is being used by another user etc.
My question is why did Norton not catch it (what's the point of having it if it doesn't do what it is supposed to do) and how do I get rid of it. I am running windows xp on an E machine I got from my sister when she upgraded. I know nothing else about this system and am computer illiterate about this kind of thing......HELP!!!!!!!

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Removal instructions are on this
by roddy32 / September 30, 2005 6:15 AM PDT
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Trojan cachecachekit
by cookin / October 1, 2005 9:39 AM PDT

Thanks for the information. I followed it to the best of my ability and managed to get rid of it...or so I thought. Come to find out that was not the only one.
I finally uninstalled Norton and re-installed it. As it did its scanning before installation, it found 19 more viruses and deleted them.
However, now I am getting a pop-up that shows Trojan.Cachecachekit was automatically deleted but I cannot get rid of the pop up. I am sooooo frustrated.
I am thinking of having my hard drive re-imaged. What do you think?

Thnks again for the information.

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It sounds like you are pretty
by roddy32 / October 1, 2005 9:48 AM PDT
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embedded with things besides the original problem. You could bring a HijackThis log to a HJT expert forum (NOT here please). They can see what is going on inside your computer and walk you through the process of removing all the bad stuff. HJT is a very powerful tool and only advanced users should use it.

Please post your HJT logs in one of the following HJT forums:

- http://castlecops.com/f67-Hijackthis_Spyware_Viruses_Worms_Trojans_Oh_My.html
- http://forums.spywareinfo.com/index.php?showforum=18
- http://forums.subratam.org/index.php?showforum=7

Attention: You have to register to be able to post your HJT log !!


HijackThis download locations:
http://castlecops.com/zx/Merijn/hijackthis.zip
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/HijackThis.exe
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/hijackthis.zip
http://downloads.subratam.org/hijackthis.zip

It is important that you run HijackThis.exe in its own folder so the backup files that HijackThis creates will not be accidentally deleted.

Open 'My Computer', then double-click to open C:\ (or the drive letter that your Windows is installed on)
In the menu bar, click File-->New-->Folder.
That will create a folder named New Folder, which you can rename to "HJT" or "HijackThis". Now you have C:\HJT\ or C:\HijackThis\ folder. Put your HijackThis.exe there, and double click to run it.

Click 'Scan' button. Click 'Save log' button. Save the 'hijackthis.log' in your desktop. Copy and paste the content of 'hijackthis.log' and post the log file in any forums that offers HijackThis analysis.

Most of what it lists will be harmless, so do not fix anything yet.

BEFORE you post your HJT log - it would be appreciated if you would :

Download and install the following programs, If they're not on your computer, yet:
- AdAware SE : http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/
- Spybot 1.4: http://www.safer-networking.org/en/mirrors/index.html
- CCleaner: http://www.ccleaner.com/ccdownload.php
Download CWShredder: http://www.intermute.com/products/cwshredder.html
and put it in it's own folder, f.e. 'C:\CWShredder' or C:\Program Files\CWShredder'
- Microsoft AntiSpyware Beta:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx


Please be PATIENT - For those of you looking for assistance with HJT logs, please be patient. The experts are really swamped with requests to have logs reviewed etc. If they do not get with you immediately it only means they are helping someone else. Remember they do this free of charge and in their spare time so please be patient.

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Trojan Cachecachekit
by cookin / October 1, 2005 1:12 PM PDT

Thanks so much for all your help. I really appreciate it.

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(NT) (NT) Let us know how you make out please. :)
by roddy32 / October 1, 2005 1:16 PM PDT
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Trojan horse virus removal
by zlodej / October 1, 2005 10:26 PM PDT

I did try to remove Trojan horse according to instruction but does not seams to work, when I run Norton (corporate edition) it detects a virus, it says "left alone" what can I do to get rid of this garbage, it drives me up to a wall. I wish I could get my hands on the people who created this, I would inbed thier heads in a computer.
Virus: Trojan Horse
Location: c:\windows\rgbiaub.exe
I there any way that I can remove it without reformating my hard drive, I have ther some files eaven when I zip them they are too big to fit on CD.

Thank you.

jws416@yahoo.ca

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The previous instructions were for
by roddy32 / October 1, 2005 10:55 PM PDT

a different trojan. You should start your own thread because it is a different problem. Have you tried anything besides Norton to get rid of this? Please see the note that was above the box where you typed your subject into.
Note: If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

Also is a really bad idea to post your e-mail address in a public forum for a number of reasons, one of them being spam. If you'd like, I will report this to Admin and have them remove it for you but it is a Sunday so it might be another day before it actually gets removed.

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