i think i have the qhost trojan?

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epson

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Hello everyone hope someone can help me here.
I have been having a problem with my main pc getting online and i am not sure if it is my network card or this qhost trojan.
Anyways i am running win xp and was unable to get online with my main pc but i can get online using my laptop both on a network via a hub. When i phoned my internet provider they were very rude and said it was not there problem because the modem must be working if i can get online with my laptop. But they did tell me to doucle click on my computer then double click on my c-drive and if there was a folder named bdtmp that this was the qhost virus. Well it was there so i just deleted the folder i did run my virus scan with pc-cillin and nothing came up. So could anyone tell me is this maybe just my network card?
Thanks sorry this is so long.
I will run hijackthis once i get that computer online again.
 

Metallica

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Hi epson,

Find the file C: \Windows\help\hosts (no extension)
and delete it.
Click Start, and then click Run. (The Run dialog box appears.)
Type regedit
Then click OK. (The Registry Editor opens.)

Navigate to the key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VxD\MSTCP

In the right pane, delete the values:
"EnableDNS"="1"
"NameServer"="<IP address specified in the batch file>"
"HostName"="host"
"Domain"="mydomain.com"

Navigate to the key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

In the right pane, delete the values:

"ProxyEnable"="0"
"MigrateProxy"="0"

Copied from: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/trojan.qhosts.html

If this hijack is the reason for the computer not getting online that should fix it.

Regards,

Pieter
 
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