Troj/Oblivion-B

Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:05 Nov 2001 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: TrojanLast Updated:05 Nov 2001 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: No Reports

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Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing Trojans.

Please read the instructions for removing Trojans.

Windows 95/98/Me and Windows NT/2000

After you have deleted the Trojan files you will need to edit the changed registry keys and edit the win.ini and system.ini files.

At the Windows taskbar, select Start|Run. Type 'Regedit' and press return. The registry editor will open.

Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup. In the Registry menu, click on Export Registry File, in Export Range select All, then save your registry as Backup.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
\Run\Default web browser
and delete the reference to 'iexpIore.exe'.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
\RunServices\Default web browser
and delete the reference to 'iexpIore.exe'.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup
\Installed Components\Default web browser\StubPath
and delete the reference to 'iexpIore.exe'.

Close the Registry Editor.

Edit the system.ini file, which can be found in the Windows directory, using Notepad. Search for the reference to 'iexpIore.exe' in the 'shell=' line in the [Boot] section of the file. Delete the reference to 'iexpIore.exe'.

Similarly, edit the win.ini file (also in the Windows directory) using Notepad. In the [windows] section, search for the entries 'load=iexpIore.exe' and 'run=iexpIore.exe'. Delete them.

Restart your computer.


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