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Adware.Onban - Removal

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:04 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
Onban000.exe Ob2.dll Ob4.dll Onban004.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

The following instructions pertain to all Symantec antivirus products that support Security Risk detection.
  1. Update the definitions.
  2. Unregister the Browser Helper Objects.
  3. Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as Adware.Onban.
For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

1. Updating the definitions
To obtain the most recent definitions, start your Symantec program and run LiveUpdate.

2. Unregistering the Browser Helper Object
  1. Click Start, and then click Run. (The Run dialog box appears.)
  2. Type, or copy and paste, the following text:

    regsvr32 /u "%Windir%\ob4.dll"

    then click OK.

  3. If a dialog box confirming this action appears, click OK.
  4. Click Start, and then click Run. (The Run dialog box appears.)
  5. Type, or copy and paste, the following text:

    regsvr32 /u "<path to ob2.dll>\ob2.dll"

    then click OK.

  6. If a dialog box confirming this action appears, click OK.

3. Scanning for and deleting the files
  1. Start your Symantec antivirus program, and then run a full system scan.
  2. If any files are detected as Adware.Onban, click Delete.

    Note: If your Symantec antivirus product reports that it cannot delete a detected file, write down the path and file name. Then use Windows Explorer to locate and delete the file.


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