The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "IRCBot.wln" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.
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IRCBot.wln is a Trojan horse that connects to an IRC server in the background and injects itself to Winlogon. It waits for incoming commands to do further harm to the infected computer or other computers.Removal Instructions:
Please use Spybot-S&D, RunAlyzer or msconfig.exe to remove the following autorun entries.
- Entries named "<$ENV(IRCBot_praefix)>" and pointing to "<$APPDATA>\<$ENV(IRCBot_praefix)>.exe".
Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.
You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
If IRCBot.wln uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
- Delete the registry value "<$ENV(IRCBot_praefix)>" at "HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\".
- Delete the registry value "<$ENV(IRCBot_praefix)>" at "HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\".
If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
- Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
- Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.
There are more files or system entries belonging to this product that <$SPYBOTSD> can remove, but that cannot be easily described in text. Please use <$SPYBOTSD> to make sure <$PRODUCTNAME> gets completely removed.