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sysupd.exe...f'ing virus

heres' a head's up on a nasty I contracted recently. I had a helluva tiem getting off my ststem, so if anyoen runs across this, here's a head's up.....

The virus files is PSW.Agent.H, or some variant.
Neither McAfee nor Norton caught this fucker.
It's a keystroke logger, and I had a BITCH of a time killing it....like, ready to format, bitch of a time. The exe is undeletable, and protects the dat file and the process. You can kill it, but it just pops back up.

AVG Anti Virus DID catch it, but could not move or heal it, nor delete it.

IF you have a trojan that won't leave...try this:

Download hijackthis....it's a pretty popualr freeware utility.

You have to be sure to put it in it's own folder, from what I Read about it.

Boot up in Safe Mode, run it...it'll be in C:\windows\sysupdate.exe...or some variety.

Delete the reg key thru hijack this.

Delete sysupdate.exe, then _update.dat.
Reboot, run a virus scan...AVG is free, and it was the ONLY one I used that picked this up, and make sure it's clean.

Took two days of work to figure this out, so if it helps anyone, enjoy.

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