Trojan horse Downloader effect in win\system32...

Posted on 2004-10-16
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
hi ,
     i have scanned my system through AVG anti-virus and find out that 3 virusus can't  be deleted by i getting warning everytime when i start the system that AVG found the virusus as follows:

Testing C:\WINDOWS\system32 serial F0DE-8D32
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SNCNTR.EXE Trojan horse Downloader.Dluca.AR
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SP2CTR.EXE Trojan horse Downloader.Dluca.AM
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\YSLUX.EXE Trojan horse Downloader.Purityscan.M
 anyone can help me how to rid out these files from m  any other software i hav to use?
Question by:lesmydad
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 250 total points
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Hello lesmydad =)

run the scan in Safemode and also try to manually delete those three files if u can find them lying in C:\Windows\System32 folder !!
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How to get into safemode >>

You can also run Run Stinger in Safemode ==>
and dont forget to run the Disk Cleanup on ur hard drive in order to delete all those extra junk temp files and also the temp internet files of IE !!

Good Luck :)
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and if u are good at manual editing the registry, then here are some Good instructions on the Removal of this trojan >>

Post back if u still face problems :)
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Hi lesmydad,

As you can see from the linked Symantec page that Shehar posted, removal of Dluca involves installation of Norton AV. You can download a 30-day trial version of Norton from:

Remember to disable System Restore when doing the removal.

To get rid of PurityScan all you need to do is download Spybot Search & Destroy. PurityScan is adware and it's been included in Spybot's reference file since September '03. To maximize protection, run the Update on Spybot before scanning your machine.

That should take care of your problem. Good Vibes!

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OOps!   I forgot. You can download Spybot S&D from:

Don't forget to run the Update after installation.

Good Vibes!


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