Troj/Sdbot-SA

Category: Viruses and Spyware
Type: Trojan
Prevalence: No Reports

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Aliases

  • Backdoor.IRCBot.gen
  • W32/Sdbot.worm.gen
  • Win32/IRCBot.AX

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing Trojans.

You will also need to edit the following registry entries, if they are present. Please read the warning about editing the registry.

At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type 'Regedit' and press Return. The registry editor opens.

Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup. On the 'Registry' menu, click 'Export Registry File'. In the 'Export range' panel, click 'All', then save your registry as Backup.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entries:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
Messenger Explorer = m41n.exe

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\
Messenger Explorer = m41n.exe

and delete them if they exist.

Close the registry editor.

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