The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Downloader.Small.Dgk" 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:

  • trojan

This trojan horse gets installed in background by other trojan horses. It pretends to be a part of the Windows kernel and works with other malware and trojans to compromise the system security and to download additional malware and trojan horses.
Supposed Functionality:
supposed to be a part of the kernel
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D 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,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.