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e-Card.exe Removal Instructions

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  1. Invisible

    Invisible Admin Staff Member

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    e-card.exe is a link embedded in an email.

    The email subject may be: You've received a greeting card.

    The body reads as follows:

    To pick up your eCard, choose from any of the following options:
    Click on the following link (or copy & paste it into your web browser):

    http: // laureselignac. com/e-card. exe (I put spaces to avoid any clicks)

    Your card will be aviailable for pick-up beginning for the next 30 days.
    Please be sure to view your eCard before the days are up!

    We hope you enjoy you eCard.

    Thank You!

    http: //www. 123greetings. com

    ++++++++++++++++++++

    Sounds friendly, right?

    Wrong.

    Although, e-Card.exe will allow a hacker to get very close and cozy with your PC - and likely all your personal and financial information.

    Please remember that eCards are viewed online and not as downloadable exe files. Do NOT click the link and save the file, it contains a Win32.Trojan.

    The following antivirus programs will remove this, each having their own definition file, so please UPDATE your antivirus

    Arcavir……….….Trojan.Downloader.Agent.Aaky
    AVAST! ……….…Win32:Agent-ABBH [Trj]
    AVG ……………..SHeur.CCDK
    BitDefender ……Trojan.Dropper.Delf.Crypt.K
    CA (VET) ………..Win32/Bugnraw.DK trojan
    ClamAV ……….…Trojan.Crypt-63
    Dr.Web ……….….Trojan.MulDrop.18319
    F-Prot……….…….W32/Dropper.YLQ
    F-Secure ………..Trojan-Downloader:W32/Agent.HFP [Orion]
    Fortinet……….….W32/Meredr!tr
    Kaspersky.………Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.aaky
    Microsoft ……….TrojanDropper:Win32/Rooter.A
    nProtect……….…Trojan.Dropper.Delf.Crypt.K
    Sophos……….……Troj/Meredr-Gen
    Symantec………...Trojan.Dropper
    Trend Micro……..TROJ_NUWAR.JTZ
    VirusBuster………Trojan.DR.FakeAlert.GE

    If you do not use any of the above then scan online for free.

    Click here for Housecall

    Click here for BitDefender


    How to Remove e-Card.exe Manually:

    There're some risks involved, and you should only manually remove e-Card.exe files if you're comfortable and confident editing your system, you'll find it's fairly easy to delete e-Card.exe files in Windows.

    Your best protection against e-Card.exe is to remove e-Card.exe processes, registry keys, DLLs, and other files ASAP.

    For successful remove E-CARD.EXE , following the instruction:

    1. Temporarily Disable System Restore .

    2. Update the virus definitions for remove E-CARD.EXE. Reboot computer in SafeMode,;

    3.Stop E-CARD.EXE virus files process if you can find on the task list;

    4. Locate E-CARD.EXE virus files and uninstall E-CARD.EXE files program. Follow the screen step-by-step screen instructions to complete uninstallation of E-CARD.EXE.

    5. Delete/Modify any values added to the registry related with E-CARD.EXE,Exit registry editor and restart the computer;

    6.Clean/delete all E-CARD.EXEinfected file(s):E-CARD.EXE and related,or rename E-CARD.EXE virus files;

    7.Please delete all your IE temp files manually (E-CARD.EXE file may exist there)

    e-Card.exe changed your homepage?

    Click Windows Start menu > Control Panel > Internet Options. Next, under Home Page, select the General > Use Default. Type in the URL you want as your home page (e.g., "http://www.homepage.com"). Then select Apply > OK. You'll want to open a fresh web page and make sure that your new default home page pops up.

    OR

    Follow the following steps:

    How to delete e-Card.exe files in Windows XP and Vista:

    1. Click your Windows Start menu, and from "Search," click "For Files and Folders…"
    2. A speech bubble will pop up asking you, "What do you want to search for?" Click "All files and folders."
    3. Type any file name in the search box, and select "Local Hard Drives."
    4. Click "Search." Once the file is found, delete it.
    How to stop e-Card.exe processes:


    1. Click the Start menu, select Run.
    2. Type taskmgr.exe into the the Run command box, and click "OK." You can also launch the Task Manager by pressing keys ALT + CTRL + DELETE or CTRL + Shift + ESC.
    3. Click Processes tab, and find e-Card.exe processes.
    4. Once you've found the e-Card.exe processes, right-click them and select "End Process" to kill e-Card.exe.
    How to remove e-Card.exe registry keys:

    Your Windows registry is the core of your Windows operating system, storing information about user settings, system preferences, and software, including which applications automatically launch at start up. Because of this, spyware, malware, and adware will often bury their own files into your Windows registry so that they automatically launch every time your start up your PC.

    Because your registry is such a key piece of your Windows system, you should always backup your registry before you make any changes to it. Editing your registry can be intimidating if you're not a computer expert, and when you change or a delete a critical registry key or registry value, there's a chance you may need to reinstall your entire Windows operating system. Make sure your backup your registry before editing it.

    1. Select your Windows menu "Start," and click "Run." An "Open" field will appear. Type "regedit" and click "OK" to open up your Registry Editor.
    2. Registry Editor will open as a window with two panes. The left side Registry Editor's window lets you select various registry keys, and the right side displays the registry values of the registry key you select.
    3. To find a registry key, such as any e-Card.exe registry keys, select "Edit," then select "Find," and in the search bar type any of e-Card.exe's registry keys.
    4. As soon as e-Card.exe registry key appears, you can delete the e-Card.exe registry key by right-clicking it and selecting "Modify," then clicking "Delete."
    Computer acting funny after you've edited your registry and deleted e-Card.exe registry keys? Just restore your registry with your backup.
    How to remove e-Card.exe DLL files:

    Like most any software, spyware, adware, and malware may also use DLL files. DLL is short for "dynamically linked library," and e-Card.exe DLL files, like other DLLs, carryout predetermined tasks. To manually delete e-Card.exe DLL files, you'll use Regsver32, a Windows tool designed to help you remove DLL and other files.

    1. First you'll locate e-Card.exe DLL files you want to delete. Open your Windows Start menu, then click "Run." Type "cmd" in Run, and click "OK."
    2. To change your current directory, type "cd" in the command box, press your "Space" key, and enter the full directory where the e-Card.exe DLL file is located. If you're not sure if the e-Card.exe DLL file is located in a particular directory, enter "dir" in the command box to display a directory's contents. To go one directory back, enter "cd .." in the command box and press "Enter."
    3. When you've located the e-Card.exe DLL file you want to remove, type "regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll" (e.g., "regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll") and press your "Enter" key.
    That's it. If you want to restore e-Card.exe DLL file you removed, enter "regsvr32 DLLJustDeleted.dll" (e.g., "regsvr32 jl27script.dll") into your command box, and press your "Enter" key.


    How Did I Get e-Card.exe?

    You may be wondering how e-Card.exe ended up on your PC. If you're infected with e-Card.exe or other spyware, your system's and web browser's security settings may be set too low, you may not follow safe web browsing and email habits, and you may need to regularly use a good anti-spyware application. Unsafe computer behavior that may lead to your PC having e-Card.exe includes:

    - Freeware or Shareware:
    Did you download and install shareware or freeware? These low-cost or free software applications may come bundled with spyware, adware, or programs like e-Card.exe. Sometimes adware is attached to the free software to "pay" developers for the cost of creating the software, and more often spyware is secretly and maliciously attached to free software to harm your computer and steal your personal and financial information.

    - Peer-to-Peer Software:
    Do you use a peer-to-peer (P2P) program or other application with a shared network? When you use these applications, you put your system at risk for unknowingly downloading an infected file, including applications like e-Card.exe.

    - Questionable Websites: Did you visit a website that's of questionable nature? When you visit malicious sites that are fishy and phishy, Trojans, spyware, and adware may be automatically downloaded and installed onto your computer, sometimes including applications like e-Card.exe.

    It's important to practice safer online habits to prevent being infected with e-Card.exe .


    Methods of e-Card.exe and Other Trojans Infection

    Most trojans infect your computer by tricking you into running an infected application. This infected application could disguised as a small file, such as a jpeg or other email attachment, or it might be downloaded via a website or FTP.

    » Email: Your PC may be infected with a trojan when you download infected email attachments, or sometimes even when you simply open an email. Many trojans exploit security holes in Microsoft Outlook. You may be able to reduce your chances of getting infected by a Trojan by using a spam-blocking software.

    » Websites: Your PC may be infected with a trojan when you visit a rogue site. Many trojans exploit security holes in Internet Explorer web browser so that by simply visiting a website you may unknowingly download a Trojan.

    » Open ports: If your computer runs programs that provide file-sharing functions - such as AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), MSN Messenger, and more - you may open your computer up to vulnerabilities. Using file sharing through these applications may create a network that gives attackers the opportunity to remotely access your computer.

    e-Card.exe may have infected your PC by through one of those methods. Trojans are some of the most sophisticated and dangerous type of malware, capable of controlling your system. Because of this, it may be best if e-Card.exe and Trojans are removed from your computer immediately.

    Maumivu yakizidi jieleze JF :)
     
  2. Kaa la Moto

    Kaa la Moto JF-Expert Member

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    Kwangu kuna "Worm.win32.Autorun.cub" na amekataa kutoka kwa KIS 2009 nimtoeje?
     
  3. Invisible

    Invisible Admin Staff Member

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    Did you update your KIS 2009?

    Can you paste your HijackThis log from your scan?

    That's when I can help easily.

    Thanking you
     
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