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Old 10-03-2009, 09:17 PM
Count Blucher Count Blucher is offline
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dealassistant.exe Trojan: Removal Help

Hi. I need to remove / delete dealassistant.exe. Lavasoft is ignoring it as is McAfee and I'm getting random crap IE windows popping up on my PC. I run Windows 64, service pack 2. Some suspicious processes in my Window Task manager are:

dealassistant.exe- VIRUS
csrss.exe - no description, I don't know what it is.
findbasic.exe- no description, I don't know what it is.
atiedxx.exe- no description, I don't know what it is.
CCC.exe- catalyst control center
MOM.exe- catalyst control center: Monitoring program

I've tried closing the tree, but it restarts and I can't find dealassistant.exe directly to delete it.

In the main computer thread there are many programs listed, but I don't want to load every program under the sun until I find the one that actually works against this virus. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Old 10-03-2009, 10:30 PM
Adradis Adradis is offline
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Malware Bytes may be able to help. Its a nice program that is pretty good at tearing through most of the nastier infections (WinAntivirus and the like).

Best of luck and hope it helps.

According to Google:
Atiedxx.exe is an ATI process: Non-critical.
findbasic.exe is malware, MalwareBytes should be able to kill it.
csrss.exe is a valid and necessary Windows process, although some forms of malware mimic it.

[Please note: All help is provided as is, with no implied warranty, responsibility, or anything else. Use at your own risk. /Warranty]
This may not be the most relevant, but it has instructions for working with Malwarebytes.

Last edited by Adradis; 10-03-2009 at 10:32 PM.


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