View Full Version : Windows problem: lockx.exe
06-26-2006, 09:23 PM
When my daughter's computer starts up, I get (I'm troubleshooting here) the "do you want to run this?" pop-up window and it says it wants to run lockx.exe which is in WINDOWS/system32. I've searched, and there is no lockx.exe in system32. Does anyone know what this is and how to get rid of it?
06-26-2006, 09:39 PM
Looks like you got yourself a piece of malware there buddy:
Get yourself some anti-virus for that computer.
Damn you runner pat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
06-26-2006, 09:44 PM
It appears to be a worm (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/lockx.exe-12353.html). Kill it hard.
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