The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Win32.IRCBOT.cmn" 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

Win32.Agent.cmn copies itself to the fonts directory of the operating system where it is invisible to the normal user. Afterwards it generates a lot of zip archives including a copy of his own and sents it to a malicious website to spread the trojan to other computers.
Removal Instructions:


Please use Spybot-S&D, RunAlyzer or msconfig.exe to remove the following autorun entries.
  • Entries named "Host Process" and pointing to "<$FONTS>\svchost.exe".


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.