View Full Version : Manual Removal Guide for Win32.VB.du

2011-05-12, 18:26
The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Win32.VB.du" 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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Threat Details:


Win32.VB.du copies malicious executable files (with Winword-Icon) into the "recycled" directory. Additionally it starts itself via winlogon as Userinit. When Windows is started after the infection, Win32.VB.du automatically logs off the user.
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D (http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=spybotsd) to remove them.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
Please read these instructions (http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=288) before requesting assistance,
Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum (http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=22) where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.