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Virus attack on my hp omnibook 6000 Laptop

by pritranjanjha / December 31, 2008 7:09 PM PST

Virus attack on my hp omnibook 6000 Laptop (30 GB Hard disk (10 C+20 D), 256 MB RAM, Pentium III processor), Window XP operating system.
Kindly provide me necessary help in form of suggestions and software tool guidance.
Some virus (worm/ Autoit.JQP (KHATRA.exe) and potentially harmful program ?Ardamax.YE?, New Folder.exe, etc.) came in my pen drive on 24-12-2008, from a cyber caf

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Your best bet here will be to ...
by Edward ODaniel / January 1, 2009 12:18 AM PST

follow this link over to the Virus and Security forum.

Once there read the "Sticky post" at the top of the forum dealing with tools available and try some of them that pertain.

As a minimum I would STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you download, install , and run both MalwareBytes and Super Anti-Spuware.

The messages you are seeing about Desktop: Could not load or Run ??C:/Windows/System32/KHATRA.exe? specified in the registry indicate that something (probably Microsoft's Windows Malicious Software removal tool) removed the problem file but not its value in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run or HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run keys (or it might be in the RunServices key at the same locations.

If MalwareBytes and Super Anti-Spyware don't eliminate the value then you can manually edit to remove the value that shows "C:/Windows/System32/KHATRA.exe" in those locations in the registry.

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by pritranjanjha / January 1, 2009 2:55 PM PST

Dear Edward O Daniel, I thanks you a lot for your Kind Advice and giving me your valuable time. I am going to try your suggestions. Thanks a Lot.

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