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I downloaded and started using RegCleaner - as my Add/Remove Programs did not always work as it should - however, I have come across VB and VBA Program Settings - and as I did not know what it was - searched the web - now it appears it is a TROJAN and attaches itself to programs - and one of those programs is CCleaner - can you please tell me - if this TROJAN is really bad as some of the "websites" say - or can i leave it alone. The reason I ask is that i did delete VB and VBA as it was attached to CCleaner and I subsequently lost all my settings when i next went to use CCleaner

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VB is usually Visual Basic and is required by many programs, including CCleaner, for normal functioning, not usually a trojan (though as with anything theres always a slim possibility).

 

If you want be sure your computer is clean post a HijackThis log in the relevent forum section.

 

Instructions here: http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showtopic=1720

Post log here: http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showforum=12

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Incidentally what are the websites that say this is a trojan (just out of curiosity)

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Incidentally what are the websites that say this is a trojan (just out of curiosity)

 

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/trojpadminc.html

 

- another on the net which states its regarding VB and VBA but does not when the site is opened mention "these particular words" is

 

http://us.mcafee.com/virusInfo/default.asp...;virus_k=135579

 

there was another one but it pointed to the McAfee site

 

Many thanks for your prompt reply - I won't worry about it in future.

 

JacquiM

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Many thanks for your prompt reply - I won't worry about it in future.

It appears to be pointing to a trojan WITHIN the VB settings, not VB itself so you may have an infection of some sort. You should definitely post a HighjackThis log in the relevent section of the forum as suggested:

Post a HijackThis log in the relevent forum section.

 

Instructions here: http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showtopic=1720

Post log here: http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showforum=12

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