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  • recently i have a message from my friend in msn :

     

    ///////////: http://www4.imtract.com/member.php?msn=***********@hotmail.com  

    those ur pics?

     

    i press the link and the web ask me to download something and i run it...

    after that my msn message goes crazy and sent this particular message to every1 in  my list.

    i exit the msn message to stop the spreading and found a file in my program file

    *Bonjour*

    it cant be deleted.

    it doesnt affect my computer stuff but only my msn.

     

    the hotmail is the person, the virus/trojan* is spreading to.

    example.  it* sending to 12345@hotmail.com den it will change to

    " ////////: http://www4.imtract.com/member.php?msn=***********@hotmail.com those ur pics? "

     

    i downloaded the window defender and it cant detect it...

    so is this a trojan or virus ?

    what should i do?

     

    it even off my system restore...=x

     

    Monday, June 4, 2007 1:26 PM

All replies

  • Hello,

    Please try http://safety.live.com for the free scanner or install OneCare. You may also want to try Spybot Search & Destroy and adware if the first two do not work.

    Eric
    Monday, June 4, 2007 3:32 PM
  • What's the version of your MSN Messenger? Also uninstall your MSN messenger and resinstall a new one its a network specific worm it creeps along your MSN port. Go to your Program Files folder in your HDD after uinstalling and delete the remnant directory of MSN Messenger

     also go to Start > run

    type %temp% ( delete all entries for this folder )

    type temp ( delete all that can be deleted )

    type prefetch ( delete it all )

      Do not click on the link prompted by this auto scripting worm.

    Monday, June 4, 2007 3:36 PM
  • i think its window live messenger 8.1...

    i have done what u all wrote....lm tryin on MILO solution as i tried on using the window defender to remove it but when i restart my computer it came back again...

     

    i deleted all the file MILO had wrote and uninstall the messenger.

    and i now goin to reinstall now...the window live messenger 8.1

    Monday, June 4, 2007 5:00 PM
  • guess i gonna try on Eric's solution as it not removed yet.....=x

    i sign in again.....it still spread it to my list...

    Monday, June 4, 2007 5:22 PM
  • ok on worst case scenario ( if youre in the US / Canada )

    Please call this number ASAP

    866 727 2338

    This is Microsoft Security they will check on what your system have and how deep this issue is

    Monday, June 4, 2007 5:27 PM
  • ....too bad but lm not living in us/canada =x

    lm living in singapore and it's 1am now....guess if it's still cant be remove then i gonna reformat my computer

    tomorrow....>.<

    i watch 1 more episode of Prince of tennis and i gonna sleep..=D

    anyway thank for ur help.....

    Monday, June 4, 2007 6:10 PM
  • Microsoft Singapore has its own regional version of PCSafety / Microsoft Security

    please call them here at office hours


      General Trunk Line number
      65 6882 8899

     

    Telephone
    personal technical support
    800 852 3543
    +60 (3) 7712 4671 (when calling from outside of Singapore)

    Corporate technical support
    800 188 6009

      I would encourage you to wait a bit further, as you have indicated your friend have same

    instances as you have, it would help not only you but others with same concern. I've seen this happen on Yahoo Messenger, but this is by far the first time to occur on MSN Messenger.
      
      

    Monday, June 4, 2007 7:20 PM