Virus - Notepad exits by itself - C:\WINDOWS\system32\advpackf.exe

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Subject: Virus - Notepad exits by itself - C:\WINDOWS\system32\advpackf.exe
Posted by:  Fonti (Fon…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008

My PC is infected with a virus. It is popping up with "Your system is
probably infected with latest version of Spyware.cyberlog.X.

When I checked with Process explorer; it showed that one process is running
"C:\WINDOWS\system32\advpackf.exe" which has written many entries in Regedit.

I have killed the process and deleted all the entries in registry editor, I
could find.

Strange thing is when I search on C:\WINDOWS\system32\ for the file
advpackf.exe even after unhiding all the files. It fails to show up, however
if I run the C:\WINDOWS\system32\advpackf.exe from the Run menu, it again
starts all the popups and tries to change the start up page of browser.

After this virus, I am unable to start Notepad.exe, after starting Notepad
immediately exits by itself.

Please advice.

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