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Adware.Lamhok - Removal

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:47 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Win32st.dll,although this may vary.
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. Run a full system scan and note all the files detected as Adware.Lamhok.
  3. Unregister the dll files, and then restart the computer.
  4. Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as Adware.Lamhok.
For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

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


2. To scan for and note the files detected as Adware.Lamhok
  1. Start your Symantec antivirus program, and then run a full system scan.
  2. If any files are detected as Adware.Lamhok, note their names and locations. Do not try to delete them at this time.

3. To unregister the dll files, restart the computer
  1. Click Start > Run. (The Run dialog box appears.)
  2. Type the following text, including the quotes. Substitute the path and file name of any .dll file detected as Adware.Lamhok, where shown:

    regsvr32 /u "<path and file name of any .dll file detected as Adware.Lamhok"

    and then click OK.

  3. If a dialog box confirming this action appears, click OK.
  4. Restart the computer.

4. To scan for and delete the files detected as Adware.Lamhok
  1. Start your Symantec antivirus program, and then run a full system scan.
  2. Delete any files detected as Adware.Lamhok.

    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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