HELP Trogan horse IRC/Backdoor.SdBot.28.BQ

  Ive 15:56 18 Jul 04
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AVG found and cannot remove or vault Trogan horse IRC/Backdoor.SdBot.28.BQ. Removal help please. Caught it after XP Reload and before finalising firewall,antivirus etc. Was in process of reinstalling broadband modem so as to be able to update everything online and coped it .

  Ive 16:02 18 Jul 04

I cannot even get rid of AVG resident Shield popup window telling me that I have this virus.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:08 18 Jul 04
  zootmo 16:37 18 Jul 04

Try the McAfee "stinger" tool to remove this trojan [quote]click here[/quote]info here.You will find that stinger is a very powerful tool for trojan removal Good luck!

  zootmo 16:41 18 Jul 04

Sorry about that BBcode overhang in the previous post, but I've had long weekend

  Ive 16:57 18 Jul 04

I have started another reload of XP but how do you avoid viruses, because you have to reinstall broadband modem to be able to do windows update (SP1 patches etc) AVG install etc; but I seem to cop them before getting a chance to do everything.

  feb 17:26 18 Jul 04

Try turning on the XP firewall before going on-line. It will give you basic protection while you update.

  zootmo 17:50 18 Jul 04

spot on.If your firewall will allow, it set it to allow traffic to the site that you require to upgrade and [u]only[/u] that site.It may pay you to download stinger and keep it on your desktop,in case you need it, for a while but remember that stinger is upgraded from time to time and so it will rapidly become outdated.But for now it may give you peace of mind.

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