W32.Spybot.worm Virus

Posted on 2007-04-01
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Last Modified: 2013-11-22
My computer got infected W32.spybot.worm.
We have Norton Anti Virus Corporate Edition 10.0 and client Security got installed on all work stations.
But even after a thorugh scan virus is not getting removed.
Is there any removal tool (free to use is available) for this virus.
Please advise
Question by:Jinesh Kumar Kochath
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Sorry, that's just removal instructions, not a tool.  There is a complete guide to the removal process here:


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by:Jinesh Kumar Kochath
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still not able to remove
please advise
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Did you use this tool as recommended in the link?  
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I had the same problem. The worm is exploits a vulnerabily in 10.0 -- upgrading to cleaned things up.

Need to follow the manual removal directions on symantec site above as well. (Scan registry, scan files, allow Symantec to clean up).

Also -- TURN OFF SYSTEM RESTORE. (You can restart it if you wish once you are sure you're clean).

-- I personally have system restore turned off on all corporate machines.
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This question has been hanging out here for over a month.
Have you had any success with the suggestions?

You might also want to try your removal process in 'Safe Mode'. Frequently malware can hide behind normal processes and avoid detection.


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