Trojan nightmare!

  ADAM-189137 16:44 01 Dec 06

Hi folks,

I have picked up a trojan that AVG does not seem to removw! It is" mccbnew " appears to travel through messenger. Please help

  VoG II 17:13 01 Dec 06

Try a-squared click here

  ADAM-189137 19:00 01 Dec 06

Have run this but unfortunately it does not seem to have picked up the nasty!

  Jak_1 19:41 01 Dec 06

Have you run AVG with System Restore turned off? Sometimes these little nasties lodge themselves in the sys restore files and the only way to clear them is by turning off sys restore and then run your anti virus. Note that you will lose all restore points!

  rdave13 01:31 02 Dec 06

Try to run CW Shredder, click here . Scroll down to: Epilogue - The Fix Known As CWShredder.

If you disable system restore then you will have no backup. VoG™ has clearly stated in previous posts that it can be a bit dicey to stop sys restore to remove malware.

Anyway if you find that CWshredder gets rid of this malware but after reboot it returns then you'll have to ask VoG how to get rid of it without disabling sys restore. Good luck.

  Jak_1 02:18 02 Dec 06

If it is lodged in the sys restore file then AVG can not clean it from there whilst it is active and so the problem pesists. By turning off system restore AVG can then get to work and sort it out. Then all that needs to be don is turn system restore back on and create a new restore point.

  skidzy 07:09 02 Dec 06

Agree with the above advice,though turning off system restore should be the last thing you try.

Firstly try Trojanhunter (trial) click here

Failing the above try an online scan click here

Does AVG actually find this Trojan ?

Also try Ewido now called AVG antispy click here

If these methods fail to remove this nasty,i think its time you follow the basic routine of:

Download and run Hijackthis click here

And post the log click here

You may like to consider trying Prevx

If the Trojan is a new Variant of MCNEW.EXE or similar Prevx may just shift here

  birdface 09:36 02 Dec 06

This iis not a lot of help, But may give you a guide to what it does,click here

  Jak_1 12:21 02 Dec 06

Some ino about system restore and viruses.

click here

click here

So long as your computer is running fine, apart from the trojan that is, then there should be no problem about turning off system restore.

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