Solved Trying to get rid of Trojan

June 14, 2013 at 07:24:54
Specs: Windows 7 Home premium
Tying to get rid of Trojan:DOS Alureon.K..
I had posted about a month ago about possible bot infection. I took my computer to
a computer store to get it fixed. They basically just reinstalled the operating system.
Within a week or two this Trojan keeps coming back, even though Microsoft
Security Essentials is finding it. It can "suspend" it, but cannot remove it. I cannot
find any definitive answer to get rid of this ********* thing. Is there any help for
this problem?

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June 14, 2013 at 15:09:25
Hi Georgiecat
Try these 2 fully working trials and run them till they run clean...then you can uninstall them:
1- Trojan Remover
http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/d...
2- Hitman Pro with KickStart
http://www.surfright.nl/en/downloads/

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#1
June 14, 2013 at 08:40:08
Some antivirus softwares (especially MSE) are not really effective against trojans. You should really be using something better than MSE for antivirus protection.

To get rid of the existing infection try MalwareBytes AntiMalware;
http://www.malwarebytes.org/product...

Then consider getting rid of MSE and using something more effective that includes a firewall as well as antivirus because the firewall included with Windows 7 is not good enough. I recommend Comodo Internet Security Premium which is free: http://www.comodo.com/home/internet...


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#2
June 14, 2013 at 09:00:39
I have seen that before. If I am not mistaken, only MSE identifies this as a virus, and you clean it, and rescan, and it's still there. I would uninstall MSE as Phil says, restart, then download something like Avast or AVG both are free, and run a full scan. I bet that it is not picked up as a virus. Seems to be clitchy thing on MSE. Running Malwarebytes as Phil suggests is always a good idea if you are having problems...I suspect it does not find that particular problem either. Personally I use the Comodo firewall product and Avast free for anti virus. There are good free options, as long as you have one. MSE is not bad, but it is not on my recommended list and the solutions provided are quicker than actually resolving why MSE has that problem with a file it identifies as Alureon virus.

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#3
June 14, 2013 at 09:02:23
unistalling/reinstalling MSE did not solve the issue of Alureon when I was dealing with it.

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#4
June 14, 2013 at 15:09:25
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Hi Georgiecat
Try these 2 fully working trials and run them till they run clean...then you can uninstall them:
1- Trojan Remover
http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/d...
2- Hitman Pro with KickStart
http://www.surfright.nl/en/downloads/

Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Golds


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#5
June 16, 2013 at 07:44:00
I installed those two programs recommended by XPUser4real (for which,
thanks) and also uninstalled MSE. Now I am not getting that notice
that my computer has a Trojan.

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#6
June 16, 2013 at 08:43:11
That's GREAT....now what I would suggest is to uninstall both of those progs so they don't haunt you for payments later...

I would suggest Avast Free:
http://www.filehippo.com/download_a...
Much better AV than MSE....also the win 7 firewall is fine

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