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wmon32.exe

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On one of my PC's wmon32.exe is shown as one of the processes running at close to 100% and keeping the cpu very busy and makeing the PC extremely slow. How do I get rid of it.
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It' spossible you got infected with the W32/Agobot-IT virus
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Check already with stinger:

http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/
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agree,

after unning AV check for the existance of the reg keys

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
WSAConfiguration = wmon32.exe
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\
WSAConfiguration = wmon32.exe

if they still exist delete them, some variants of this worm also add junk to your hosts file
look in c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc

open hosts in notepad and dete everything that appears below the

127.0.0.1    localhost

entry

Pete
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by:Janekom
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Hi jvuz and Petelong,
I have scanned with Stinger and found w32/nachitptpd virus on one PC and w32/sdbot.worm.gen.g.worms on another PC, both showed svchost.exe as infected. I will see if the problem comes up again.
Thanks.
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Thanx,

Jvuz
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ThanQ
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