Would using AVG/Webroot detect any trojan?

December 3, 2010 at 02:25:59
Specs: Windows XP
If I done a scan using AVG PC Tune Up 2011, Webroot Antivirus with Spysweeper and McAffee Antivirus would this detect all known Trojans?

Just that I done a scan and it removed a Trojan but I was still getting double click errors through google.

I decided to try Stopzilla and this detected a Trojan. I have to pay to get rid of this but don’t want to if the scans I have already will do the job.

In a previous post (please see re-direct blocked using google for more info) I said I was going to check ‘hidden devices’ for TDSSserv but this wasn’t in there. One thing I did remove was an extra line in the host (using notepad).

If I decided to just restore my whole system would this be easier or would a malware still be lurking somewhere in my system?

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December 3, 2010 at 02:35:49
try malwarebytes. when installing run the update as well the scan

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December 3, 2010 at 03:00:22
Thanks. Where's the best place to download malwarebytes?

After I used the stopzilla I did a scan using avg and it detected 28 cookies. Seem to be going round in circles. Hopefully Malwarebytes will do the trick.

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December 3, 2010 at 03:02:11
Ahh just found.


Will it allow me to remove any trojans etc?

If not how much is full subscription?

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December 3, 2010 at 03:25:34
it should be fine on its own without subscribing to it, its a great tool.

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December 3, 2010 at 11:01:58
Just clicked on download on the malwarebytes site and IE is blocking it at the top of page. Should I still allow download?


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December 3, 2010 at 13:12:24
get malwarebytes from here:
download the latest version on the right of the page. When setting it up choose manual, that is free.

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March 22, 2011 at 22:07:34
holditstrong, have you fixed your problem? I am having what it sounds like the same propblem and used malwarebytes but didnt help either. I think I've tried just about everything and also thought of stopzilla. Let me know what you came up with.


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