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KILLER.EXE & SVChost.exe

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Silvertip Seas, Dec 24, 2006.

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  1. Silvertip Seas

    Silvertip Seas Thread Starter

    Dec 14, 2006
    Are these a threat to my pc? McAfee is my current virus scan, but when I scan all files, it doesn't find any, however, everytime I turn my computer on, it keeps telling me about this killer.exe trojan. If it's a problem, how can I get rid of them for free?

    Thanx Guys.
  2. D_Trojanator

    D_Trojanator Malware Specialist

    May 13, 2005
    Click here to download Hijackthis.
    Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.
    Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
    By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
    Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
    Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
    Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
    At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
    Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
    Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
    Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
    Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
    DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
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