win32 startup trojan help !!!!!!!!!!!!

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  1. MrDJ

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    if nothing else shows it up as a trojan then it could be a false positive and you dont really have a trojan at all.
     
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    That is not really the case...it depends on ones definition of "trojan"--simply a trojan is a program that purports to do one thing, but actually does another (perhaps in addition to its stated purpose).

    Pest patrol could be taking that definition at faqce value and a toolbar that enables you to search from the browser while also recording the search history can be construed as a trojan.

    Without looking at the machine, I cannot say what he has, but I will bet that it is third party browser helper object from a non-major corporation like the gamevance toolbar, or something.
     
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    strange that its not showing up in any other antivirus software though.
     
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