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Ziokdau.exe ... whats that?

hello, id like to know if someones ever gotten this alert for something called ziokdau.exe located at C:/Windows/system32/ziokdau.exe
Protocol: TCP (Outbound)
Remote address: http(80)
Local address: all local network adapters:3074
it says that its high risk.
what should i do? shall i delete it or just block it?


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Re: ziokdau.exe

In reply to: Ziokdau.exe ... whats that?

Sounds very suspect. What does your antivirus say about this file?

Anyway, I'd try to rename the .exe-file after a reboot. If that doesn't work (because it's busy), reboot in Safe Mode and try again. After the rename, if nothing goes wrong, delete it.

Hope this helps.


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high risk alert from norton: ziokdau.exe

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thx for your reply.
i tried what you said and nothing happened.
but ive been noticing that when i use my USB cable to sync my mobile phone (Motorola V3) sometimes when im using mobile phone tools my PC restarts itself and it sends me a msg that says :
windows has recovered of a fatal error.

and when i uninstalled Limewire like 2 months ago it stopped happening.

And now the ziokdau.exe thing, it says that its created on Monday,May 23rd 2005 at 12.25am. has no license or organization.
thats all i know about it.

My last option is deleting it...is that the right thing to do?
Does anyone else here has that file on your computer?
ziokdau.exe located at C:/Windows/system32/ziokdau.exe

Take care.

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i uninstalled Limewire like 2 months ago it stopped happenin

In reply to: high risk alert from norton: ziokdau.exe

Sounds like you have become infected with some sort of Trojan, assuming you have spelt the name correctly, as a result of haveing previouslt installed Limewire.

Suggest that in addition to running your AV scan that you run a Trojan scan as well.

Sitting in your System 32 folder means it starts on boot up and you may not be able to rid yourself of it even in safe mode.

For a Trojan scanner and eliminator go to

http:www.moosoft.com and d/l, execute and run 'The Cleaner'.

Post back with results in case further action is required.

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