Re: Hello Just need a question answered -please help

From: "pat" <pat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

| have mcafee security center ,do I need to disable that first before doing
| anythingI had previously written about windows detecting a virus known by the
| folling names
| Win32/Apropos.B
| WinNT/Zufyx.A
| Spyware.Apropos.C
| Trojan.Win32.Crypt.t
| Windows suggested in safe mode ,click the Protection Scan button download
| scanner ,lauch scanner and then follow directions to get rid of the virus.
| Someone in this forum told me to run aproposfix.exe in safe mode and use
| that . which process do you recomend the easiest one please ?
| Also one more question I have mcafee security center ,Do I need to disable
| that first?
| Please feel free to read my other post and the reply just search for pat
| I know I sound like a pest but I'm sure I can do this I just wanted to know
| about
| the method I should use and about mcafee
| I would really appreciate your help and again sorry if I sound like a pest

Two part reply..

Perform Part 1 and then perform Part 2.

Use the alternate if the first two parts are ineffective...
Note: Alternate only for Win2K, WinXP and Win2003 Server

Part 1

Use noahdfear's SmitFraud and SpyAxe removal tool -- SmitRem.exe

Part 2

Download SmitFraud.exe from the URL --

Execute; SmitFraud.exe { Note: You must accept the default of C:\McAfee }
Choose; Unzip
Choose; Close

NOTE: You may have to disable your software FireWall or allow WGET.EXE to go through your
FireWall to enable WGET.EXE to download the needed McAfee related files.

Execute; c:\mcafee\clean.bat
{ or Double-click on 'Clean Link' in c:\mcafee }

A final report in HTML format called C:\mcafee\ScanReport.HTML will be generated. At the
end of the scan, it will be displayed in your browser (Opera, FireFox or Internet Explorer).
It is suggested that you move the report out of c:\mcafee before performing another scan.


Part 1

Secured2K's SpyAxe, PSGuard, Smitfraud, Sinnaka and Alemod removal tool.

Part 2

Swandog46's Apropos Adware/RootKit remover

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