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Win32 Trojano 247 - infected, windupdate.comm.dll

Can anyone help me get rid of this virus?

I'm running Win 98SE, picked this up from a CD cover site. It's infected the 'windupdates.comm.dll' file, which is an important file I think. I can't delete or repair it. Found it using the freebie Avast AV, I also use Norton Professional v9.05.51, but that don't even detect it. I don't know if this is causing any harm but advice would be appreciated Happy

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Thx..I took your advice, but the problems was still there, eventually I had to delete all the Windows upgrades I got from the upgrade centre, and deleted the Windows Upgrades folder in Windows Explorer...seems to have done the trick...not sure if I sure go back to the Windows Upgrade centre now though...just out of interest, do you know what nasty little task that particular virus carries out?...

Cheers

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Here it is:

W32/Rbot-FP is a worm for the Windows platform that also has backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorised remote access to the infected computer via IRC channels while running in the background as a service process.
W32/Rbot-FP spreads to network shares with weak passwords and via network security exploits as a result of the backdoor Trojan element receiving the appropriate commands from a remote user.


Also make sure you have deleted these entries:

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entries:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
Microsoft Update Machine=winupdt.exe
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\
Microsoft Update Machine=winupdt.exe
and delete them if they exist.
Each user has a registry area named HKEY_USERS\[code number indicating user]\. For each user locate the entry:
HKCU\[code number]\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
Microsoft Update Machine=winupdt.exe
and delete it if it exists.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotfp.html

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