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Sep 17, 2009 11:51 AM

TrojanSPM/LX virus

How do I get rid of the TrojanSPM/LX?
  • Apprentice 11,659 posts since
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    1. Sep 17, 2009 2:56 PM (in response to Joeyd109)
    RE: TrojanSPM/LX virus
    Sounds like you've got a rogue antispyware program notifying you of imaginary malware.. To get rid of it all...Please try this:

    On a friend or family member's computer, download the Malwarebytes installer and update files from the links below, copy them to a CD or flash drive, then transfer the files to the problem machine and use them. If you can't start the computer into "normal" windows, try installing, updating, and running the scans AFTER the computer is started into Safe Mode.. I use the sites below to download the installer file and the manual updater:

    Once downloaded and before transferring them to the problem machine, rename the program installer "mbam-setup.exe" file to something else like "Gogetum.exe", then copy the installer file and the update file to a CD or flash drive.. Transfer the file to the problem machine, then install the "Gogetum.exe" file, then run the update to get the program current.. After that, run a full system scan and delete anything it finds.

    Malwarebytes Installer Download Link (Clicking on the links below will immediately start the download dialogue window.)
    http://www.besttechie.net/tools/mbam-setup.exe

    Malwarebytes Manual Updater link
    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/database/mbam-rules.exe

    Next, download the SuperAntispyware program and the manual updater from the links below. After running the Malwarebytes tool above, if you still can't download and install it directly from the problem machine, download it on a friend or family member's computer as well. After installing and updating SuperAntispyware, run another full system scan and delete everything it finds as well. As before, you may need to rename the installer file to get the program to install.:

    SuperAntispyware
    http://www.superantispyware.com/

    SuperAntispyware Manual Updater
    http://www.superantispyware.com/definitions.html
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    In a few situations, in order for the program to run, it was also necessary to rename the main "mbam.exe" file also after installing it.. It resides in the C:\Programs Files\Malwarebytes Antimalware folder....
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    Hope this helps.

    Grif

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