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Help to remove Trojan in ME

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by heavyg, Sep 22, 2004.

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  1. heavyg

    heavyg Thread Starter

    Sep 22, 2004

    Windows ME began to crap out on me last week. lockups during Internet sessions, now during Word and Power Point, etc....

    Trend Micro tells me I have TROJ small.gx and it is unclean able in Windows

    I have Norton SystemsWorks 2004 with live update, but system locks-up during scan...
    turned off active desktop locked-up
    turned off restore locked-up
    boot-up in safe mode locked-up

    Need help to remove TrojanDropper.Win32.Small.gx and hoping that is the only problem...

    Thanks and Help!!

    :confused: HeavyG
  2. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

    Aug 27, 2003
    Hi and welcome to TSG,

    Please do this. Click here: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html to download Hijack This.

    It’s very important that you save it to its own folder on your hard drive, such as program files (not temporary files or the desktop), so that it can create proper back-ups and be able to restore them if necessary.

    Close all open windows and open Hijack This. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished (it only takes a second), the scan button will change to “Save Log”. Click on “Save Log” and then save it to NotePad. Click on “Edit” – “Select all” – “copy” and then “paste” into the thread.

    DO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET, most items that appear in the log are harmless or even needed.
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