how do i get rid of isass.exe

December 28, 2010 at 06:07:42
Specs: Windows Vista
have to open windows through task manager

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December 28, 2010 at 06:43:55
Unfortunatly there are many many programs that use this backdoor

I believe that MalwareBytes will eliminate it. I recommend running windows in safemode with networking or doing a system restore to a previous point.

This malware is often dropped through removable drives so I would scan those as well.

Which process are you killing just Isass.exe?

there may be more as well. IF you want to paste the list of processes running I will look to see what else might be on there.


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December 28, 2010 at 09:30:48

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December 28, 2010 at 10:51:21
Try to find out where lsass.exe is located. If it's anywhere other than your System 32 folder as the above link shows, it's most likely a virus.

Download Process Explorer from here:

Once it's up and running, hover over the process(es) name with your mouse to see the location of it. Here's a guide if you need help:

Helpful tips before getting started:

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