a trojan horse ?

  Magik ®© 09:00 24 Aug 05
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each time i run avg it tells me i have a "trojan horse downloader.generic.BTT"

Then at the bottom this is written..

c:\eied_s7.cab:\eied_s7_c_77exe


selected object is located inside the archive and cannot be healed.

can someone explain what it is all about...and what can i do about it........thank you

  bosmere 09:18 24 Aug 05

Try turning off System Restore, restarting and then running AVG in Safe Mode.

  VoG II 09:19 24 Aug 05

If it is in a compressed (.cab) file it cannot do any harm unless you extract it from there.

It could be a false positive. See if a² click here agrees with AVG.

  Magik ®© 09:35 24 Aug 05

thank you both, just going to run a2 now, i will return.........

  Magik ®© 10:32 24 Aug 05

hi all, well, A2 found two files, the names did not look the same, but i will now wait for the next avg full scan and see what happens...thanks

  dave_and_confused 12:25 24 Aug 05

The file is inside the file c:\eied_s7.cab which AVG can't open and remove.

Just delete the file c:\eied_s7.cab and rescan. Not sure if you should? Do a Google on eied_s7.cab click here Brings up loads of Virus references.

  Magik ®© 13:19 24 Aug 05

thanks for the link, found the file and deleted it, and the laptop is still running..so we will see............

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