Infected By This Trojan - Smsc.exe
At last rebooted, and the file was gone :) CNSZU i looked into the afore mentioned program and after looking on a few forums decided to not allow it. R3DBALL I had the virus! Don't over kill as many above who has all that extra time to dream! is a cool process that helps windows to run well , lol xobkcah look at the date it was created, if after windows install or update and is in windows system his comment is here
Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Help! Your homepage is modified to a bogus search page filled with sponsored links and other misleading information. The program has no visible window. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/226485/infected-by-this-trojan-smscexe/
If you find a file of this name in anywhere other than the "windows/system32" folder, it is in all likelyhood malware. In specific locations as described above, is requisite system file excepting particular circumstances where modified by malicious software and displaying particular excessive behavior. Was in c:\winNT\security\database and in registry.
A red dot shows which drives have been chosen.Click the green arrow at the right, and the scan will start.Click 'Yes to all' if it asks if you want to cure/move BlackKnight Check Version tab in properties. Only remove if you can verify it is not the real smss. Tell us how we did.
Anyone able to help? SID Its part of widowsXP, I have 2 friends that work for microsoft!!! Harmful effects of smsc.exe This malware affects user computers in the form of Trojan. lokey69666 My windows XP installation has the following surplas example, which is safe, and comes from the installation process: "C:\i386\SYSTEM32\SMSS.EXE" being size 470016 and is date-time stamped: 04/08/2004 06:00 Peter Lee
Get rid of all detected files.5. http://www.file.net/process/smsc.exe.html A good two-way firewall is definitely worthwhile installing. Check this with Security Task Manager. Fraser smss.exe is harmless, watch out for **ssms.exe** for this is a wormy virus See also: Link Bennett When ONLY in C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe it is OK.
Logged Tarq57 Avast Evangelist Massive Poster Posts: 3696 If at first you donâ€™t succeed; call it version 1.0 Re: smsc.exe « Reply #6 on: April 20, 2009, 05:53:22 AM » ZA http://themousedepot.com/infected-by/infected-by-bho-kzz-trojan.html Check if windows is running more than one smss.exe, if it is then you have a virus. It is also where the operating system is located.. %Windows% is the Windows folder, which is usually C:\Windows or C:\WINNT.. %Application Data% is the current user's Application Data folder, which is Ben windows\ServicePackFiles\i386 in my case it is in a folder called \systemRoot\System32 and its not signed by microsoft is this folder a valid one or is not.?
If you want to nat get infected with these files in the future, Here's What to do. smss.exe uses standard defoult .exe icon, but the virus i found using diffrent somewhat like other application icon. gary may be a trojan J.M. weblink This happened 3 times, you know it's not good.
Hijackthis helped me to solve the matter. Go to safe mode, and simply delete it. If it's in system32 but uses an abnormal amount of system resources, replace it from the file on a windows boot disk (for your version of windows, of course) irc client,
Smsc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Look2Me-Destroyer will now shutdown your computer, click OK. * Your computer will then shutdown. * Turn your computer back on. * Please post the contents of C:\Look2Me-Destroyer.txt and a new HiJackThis or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Actually the antivir guard didn't pick it up but i ran a full scan tonight and found it.
Also it deletes the files of the internet explorer cache. It is very frustrating to say the least Ashley Smss and lsass and csrss are Normal Files ** When they are located in the system32 directory **. If you only have one copy of it running then chances are it's OK (and shouldn't be removed as it's an essential component of Windows), but if you have two copies check over here If avast does not detect it, you can try DrWeb CureIT!
It is a mass-sending spam messages. I shall report back if I have any measure of success and thanks for all the input folks. Then I deleted it in safe mode and everything is okay now. Vijju Just ran Trend Micro virus scan and it says SMSS.exe (virus) cannot be removed or repaired/cleaned...
Sharon Kent We all know that this file is a subsystem file, but the error that some are getting is tricky, I myself getting the same error , but the file anyideas? Only Trend Micro online scanner found it and still cant delete it Mike Van if located c:\windows\system32 then ok, if not.....sneaky they have the same names...they all should be named vires....lol When I open task manager and other programs, it is minimized.
Carlos Windows Session manager. Any ideas?. How to fix smss.exe related problems? 1. Try to open the the autorun.inf with notepad.
The risk here is that you may see a file named smss.exe running and believe it is the one which does need to run, when in reality you are looking at i,m not sure about this one though.
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