Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by Rita, Dec 5, 2004.
Anyone know what this spyware is?never heard of it before and there are no details to view--thanks
What Scanner is that? Does it give any info on where the file is?
Just for a little info --> http://www.spywareguide.com/product_show.php?id=411
Don't action anything just yet ... it could be a false postive. <IF> you were to select block it, is there an option afterwards to unblock it?
Is that the result you got after an AOL spyware detection ?
Also....do you use SpywareBlaster(SB)....and in particular it's Internet Explorer protection(ActiveX clsids) ?
If the answer to both questions is Yes....I would take a look at SB and see if that item is checked and if it is....I would then have AOL spyware detection to fix\disable that item. If it then unchecks the entry in SB....then AOL spyware detection is Falsely reporting a legit SB entry
it's the aol spyware scanner--I didnt do anything to it yet--till I find out what it is.--no info on where it is--just what seen in the screenshot.
<IF> you where to select block it, is there an option afterwards to unblock it?
& Also read Bubba's post above yours.
yes,I've done a search on it and here are some of the results:
Known to be used by web pages to install porn dialers.
VLoading is an ActiveX control placed on web sites to load and run an EXE file. Allows unwanted surreptitious automatic software download, installation, and execution
I use spyware blaster,going to run ewido and giant and see if they detect anything
neither ewido or giant found anything,nor Bazooka,or spybot,every one of them is clean--no threats:adware did find 4 but not vloading
Is the AOL spyware scanner a version of Aluria's Spyware Eliminator?
If so,there should be a "rollback" feature and I wouldn't be surprised if this is a FP.
As I mentioned in my earlier post Rita....if you check in SB and see if the VLoading entry is checked and then have AOL spy scanner fix that entry....IF you then re-look at SpywareBlaster and VLoading is now un-checked....that's saying AOL scanner is un-checking a legit entry. Running other scanners is not necessary to see if this is a AOL false positive.
I checked and vloading was unchecked in spyware blaster and I checked it,and I had the aol scanner to fix it and checked back and it was still checked in spyware blaster so I guess it' ok now--thanks for telling me what to do
At last, Scan your machine for the following dll files, econnect.dll, vloading.dll ?? Commanly found in downloaded program files folder.
If found the same then first unregister these DLLs with Regsvr32, then reboot your machine.
Boot your machine into safe mode by tapping F8 key at bootup and then remove these files (if present) with Windows Explorer:
I did a search and have none of these files,I'm glad to report!thanks for the info-appreciate it
That's a good news ..
But, Did you scan your machine after enabling the ' hidden files and folders' ?
I forget to mentioned it in my last post that you need to scan your machine after enabling ' hidden files and folder' option..
I did the scan after enabling hidden files and folders--thanks
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