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Windows 7: how to remove invisible program Spy Cobra

18 May 2012   #11
Hanna 1

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE10

Hi redcherry
Beside advices mentioned above, try the following:

Virus Encyclopedia | Information | Evolution | Protection - Security Information - Panda Security

But at the end i am also with a clean install

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21 May 2012   #12
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)

If you want a step by step guide on a clean install read this: Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums

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10 Oct 2013   #13

XP home premium, Vista home premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 home premium

Be aware that certain rootkit viruses can even survive reformatting a hard drive. In these cases the only 100% safe option is to replace the hard drive and reinstall Windows
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15 Nov 2013   #14

Windows 8 32 bits

The solution is use Process Explorer from Microsoft and look for Winlogon. Remove any entry after "," (comma).
This will prevent from auto starting...

Normally they are hidden from the user so go to c:\ click on View > Options > View > Show Hidden Files, Folders and drives and press OK

To remove the files use an anti virus or navigate to c:\program files\ and look for suspicious folder.
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15 Nov 2013   #15

1. Windows 7 Home Premium sp1 - 64bit 2. Windows 7 Pro sp1 - 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Redcherry,

It may be best to just do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 since there's no telling what else he may have done or installed on your PC. Afterwards, change all your passwords. I would also recommend to not let him back on your PC, and you might consider kicking him to the curb since that's a violation of your trust in him.
"Kicking" is the correct idea..."Curb" is the wrong place.

People and what they do never ceases to amaze me.
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