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How to delete auto2.pif files

Posted on 2008-10-19
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auto2.pif , suspected as worm by mcafee antivirus, although the antivirus deduct and delete the file but again the file is generated in the filder and goes to hidden mode.
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apparently the worm has some sort of startup / back up routine causing the file to regenerate, we need to identify the registry entries that control this , please download and install hijack this from the below link, perform a scan and post the log here

http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/hijackthis.php
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