HTLM/Infected.WebPage.Gen help

July 3, 2010 at 12:55:00
Specs: Windows XP
Just received a popup message from Avira Antivr telling me that the following HTLM/Infected.WebPage.Gen was found on my computer, somewhere in documents and settings. I sent it to quarantine and was asked to restart. After I restarted I noticed the file wasn't kept in quarantine. I also received this message again a few minutes later. I was merely listening to music on youtube when this popped up and I wasn't on any questionable sites, and I rarely ever download I'm a bit confused as to why I got this message. How can I fix this?

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July 3, 2010 at 15:24:34
It's probably in your web History cache or Temporary Internet Files. Cleanup those and you will most likely find it's gone.
"Ccleaner" is one of the best for internet history cleanup. Just make sure your web-browser is closed before you use Ccleaner's cleanup tool.


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July 3, 2010 at 18:12:30
HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen Manual Removal Instructions

Backup Reminder: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

To remove HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen, you must first stop any HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen processes that are running in your computer's memory. To stop all HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen processes, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. Click on the "Processes" tab, search for HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen, then right-click it and select "End Process" key.

To delete HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen registry keys, open the Windows Registry Editor by clicking on the Windows "Start" button and selecting "Run." Type "regedit" into the box and click "OK." Once the Registry Editor is open, search for the registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen." Right-click this registry key and select "Delete."

Finally, to completely get rid of HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen, you must manually remove other HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen files. These HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen files can be in the form of EXE, DLL, LSP, TOOLBAR, BROWSER HIJACK, and/or BROWSER PLUGIN. For example, HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen might create a file like
%PROGRAM_FILES%\HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen\HTML/Infected.WebPage.Gen.exe. Locate and remove these files.

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