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Windows 7: Skywalker.exe ??

23 Jun 2013   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\SkywalkerSetup[1].exe
The location is VERY suspicious, to say the least. Maybe I'm missing something, but here's what I think.
The folder is the IE cache, so someone or something downloaded it using IE. The browser's cache is per-user based. But what I see very bad is that it's in the system user profile (nt authority\system) which should NEVER access internet, let alone using IE. The file itself is probably safe to delete, but have a look at all the running processes to see if there is something suspicious (remember to elevate task manager and look at every process and service).
It would be a good idea to do a full system scan with a good, updated antivirus. Maybe I'm wrong, but I think there is more in the system beyond that strange file.

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23 Jun 2013   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Good point Alejandro85. I have done scans with Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes Anti Malware and I doing a scan now with Eset.
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23 Jun 2013   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

All that was found by Eset was
SweetIM.E App
Checked a few more method and Sweet is gone.
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23 Jun 2013   #14

windows 7 home 64bit

Looking good then Lady
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23 Jun 2013   #15
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

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24 Jun 2013   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Thanks Jacee. Done.
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