hwclock.exe virus?



power
07-10-2005, 01:37 AM
Cheers bill, i'll check that out

Bill McCartney Wrote:
> power wrote:-
> hey, i just got a new pc and had to connect fresh to the internet
> without any protection. Once i did this and then set up my firewall
> and
> virus software it said that hwclock.exe was trying to acess the
> internet
> and didn't know what it was. I'm pretty new to this and when i went
> on
> the net to see what it was there was all this talk about trojans and
> the likes and that i should get it off. i tried to restart my
> computer
> in safe mode and then root it out and delete it, but was unable to
> because the file was protected. i have since checked out my task
> manager and it doesn't seem to be slowing down my system and my virus
> software is stopping any traffic from it over the net. should i just
> chill my boots and leave it? should i try and get rid of it cause
> it's
> nasty and if so how? or should i let it gain access to the net
> because
> it is actually part of my genuine software and needs to connect and
> everyone is just panicing over nothing? Any help will be much
> appreciated. stay safe, use protection....
>
> -
>
> Here's a site you can get all the help you will ever need with
> "adware/spys/trojans/etc..
> -
> http://castlecops.com/-
>
> First download the two links below for: Spybot Search and Destroy,
> and,
> Highjack This. These links are *direct* downloads.
>
> SB SD: http://castlecops.com/downloads-file-108.html
> HJT: http://castlecops.com/downloads-file-328.html
>
> Run these excellent utilities and if you have questions about any of
> the
> results, then check the forums at:
> -
> http://castlecops.com/forums.html-
>
> For "Spybot Search and Destroy" and "Hijack This".
>
> These folks will give you all the help you need to remove *ANY*
> spyware/adware/trojan/etc.. on your system.
>
> --
> Bill McCartney
> Union City, Georgia
>
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power


hwclock.exe virus?