spoolsvv.exe trojan/virus

  struggle8 14:53 22 Jan 04

I have picked this up spoolsvv.exe and SomaticCAB.setup activX control how do I get rid of it the only thing that I downloaded yesterday was Windows-KB833330-ENU from microsoft.it keeps tryint to acess internet i.e downloads.searchcentrix.com ( use AVG and AVG din`t pick it up

  Big Elf 15:06 22 Jan 04

Download, update and run the following

Spybot click here

AdAware click here

SpywareBlaster click here

This site has a lot of useful information click here

  rawprawn 15:12 22 Jan 04

click here have a look here somebody with the same problem solved

  Big Elf 15:16 22 Jan 04

This may also help with manual removal instructions click here

Also be careful as there is apparently a legitimate windows file called spoolsv.exe (i 'v' instead of 2)

  struggle8 15:25 22 Jan 04

right run adaware deleted all installed spywareblaster had that on cd took spoolvv fron regesty and activx control from downloaded pro files snd spoolvv from system 32 lets hope thats it thanks chappis

  struggle8 15:28 22 Jan 04

will spybot adawre and spyware blater run ok on winxp together

  Big Elf 15:34 22 Jan 04

They do on my XP Home system. I tend to run AdAware first.

  struggle8 15:37 22 Jan 04

ok thanks

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