Users PC shutting itself down

Posted on 2004-11-16
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Users PC keeps shutting down. Havent had a chance to look at it, but isnt this an old worm from a few years back? Would the stinger tool clean this up?

If I am wrong, please provide a link where I can get cleaner tool and how to stop it from shutting down (i think its  shutdown -a)?
Question by:dissolved
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    Hello dissolved =)

    Is it giving the 60 second countdowner message ?? if Yes then its Sasser =\
    What You Should Know About the Sasser Worm and Its Variants:

    Apply MS Security Bulletin:

    Use One of the Following Removal Tools to Delete the Virus:
    1) Sasser (A-F) Worm Removal Tool (KB841720) >>

    2) FxSasser.exe.from Symantec >>

    3) Stinger from McAfee >>

    4) SysClean PACKAGE from TrendMicro >>

    5) SASSGUI\SASSSFX from Sophos >>

    6) ClnSasser from Computer Associates >>

    7) F-Sasser from F-Secure >>

    8) SasserFix2 from Norman >>

    9) QuickRemover from Panda >>
    NOTE: plzz see the Relevant Sites for FULL Instructions on Removal in the First Link Before using the Tools
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    And if its the 30 seconds countdowner message of "NT Authority\System Error Message: "This system is shutting down. Windows must now restart because the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service terminated unexpectedly."
    Then its Blaster !!

    What You Should Know About the Blaster Worm:

    Apply Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-039:


    Blaster Worm Removal Tool for Windows XP and Windows 2000 (KB833330) >>

    FixBlast.exe from Symantec >>

    Stinger from McAfee >>

    Trend Micro >>

    Computer Associates >>

    F-Secure >>

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    thanks bud
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    You are Welcome! :)

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