Turns off anti virus applications
Allows others to access the computer
Modifies data on the computer
Drops more malware
Affected Operating Systems
Please follow the instructions for removing Trojans.
Change any data that may have become compromised.
In Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 you will also need to edit the following registry entry for each user who ran the virus. The removal of this entry is optional in Windows 95/98/Me. 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.
Each user has a registry area named HKEY_USERS\[code number indicating user]\. For each user locate the entry:
<Windows system folder>\service\explorer.exe
and delete it if it exists.
Close the registry editor.