Share this post Link to post Share on other sites GreyHaired 0 Scout - 1st Class GR.net Supporter 0 466 posts Posted December 22, 2005 Try "Ewido" said to check Interesting, the download program you linked to Raton instalsl a trojan, but get this: It tries to write a registry file (HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pca) but it then says failed; access denied. Surely it would be higher risk being the fact it's a keylogger. Step 16 ClamWin starts the scanning process to detect and remove malware from your computer. navigate to this website
The log-files are fully searchable for specific keywords and can be send compressed and encrypted to a shared resource in the network or to a predefined e-mail address. I stated in my first post that the default Windows search feature will not find the .pca file. Quick I'm running out of options! Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? a fantastic read
Does anyone know anyway of properly getting rid of this (without reformatting)? If you detect any of the following, you may have SPYWARE_KEYL_PCAGENT running secretly in the background of your system: Sluggish computer performance Random changes to system settings File loss Unplanned file He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.
Those guys will help you clean your machine. Paltalk C:\WINDOWS\gds5.dll Share this post Link to post Share on other sites WytchDokta 6 Ghost - 1st Class Members 6 6,475 posts Gender:Male Posted December 22, 2005 Look for those Deactivate system restore Clean up Reboot Reactive system restore Share this post Link to post Share on other sites WhiteKnight77 0 Ghost - 1st Class Members 0 10,084 posts Gender:Male PC Agent typically hides the files (compresses and encrypts the info into the files), hence, AV software etc normally can't detect the file.
If you DL one of the free registry cleaners such as Regclean, you should be able to get rid of it. And what Greyhaired said. EDIT: Just googled "PC Agent 4.0" Got some results. "PC Agent enables you to monitor and record user activities and store this in log-files. After expiry of the trial period you can still run the scans but the "guard" will be deactivated.
found a folder named.pca, had a look in there and it has registry values for Perfect Clarity Audio but no values to do with PC Agent. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Now to find what program on my rig is generating the file.... Using the site is easy and fun.
Cleaning Windows Registry An infection from SPYWARE_KEYL_PCAGENT can also modify the Windows Registry of your computer. http://2theprinter.com/general/spyware-iemonster.php But Trend Micro is the only AS program that detects it. Step 14 ClamWin starts updating the Virus Definitions Database Step 15 Once the update completes, select one or more drive to scan. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Click the Scan button. It says it's located in: HKLM/SOFTWARE/Classes/.pca/, where-ever that is on my rig, the standard windows search feature can't find the file or where it's located. You have a free trial period with all features. http://2theprinter.com/general/spyware-bfgtoolbar.php Step 5 Click the Finish button to complete the installation process and launch CCleaner.
Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Go To Topic Listing Computer Discussions All Activity Home Other Topics Computer Discussions Is this spyware or not? Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2 Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be I haven't run a Microsoft Anti-Spyware scan yet.
Step 4 Click the Install button to start the installation. I sorta missed that little step in there somewhere. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? http://www.ewido.net Otherwise suggest you install HijackThis, run a log and post it on one of the Hijack Forums.
Wierd how all anti-spyware programs pick up different things. To clean your registry using CCleaner, please perform the following tasks: Step 1 Click https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner to access the download page of CCleaner and click the Free Download button to download CCleaner. Delete all these? (considering the fact that the PCAgent.40 file keeps reincarnating itself) Edited December 22, 2005 by WytchDokta Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Specter get redirected here Share this post Link to post Share on other sites WytchDokta 6 Ghost - 1st Class Members 6 6,475 posts Gender:Male Posted December 22, 2005 Yeah it does come back
Spyware like SPYWARE_KEYL_PCAGENT is a malicious form of adware that installs on computers with or without user permission, thereby jeopardizing private data. Paltalk C:\WINDOWS\gds5.dll ← C:\WINDOWS\gds5.dll is not in my Windows folder. More often than not, SPYWARE_KEYL_PCAGENT makes its way onto vulnerable computers when unsuspecting users causally download contaminated software—usually freeware or shareware. Browse Threats in Alphabetical Order: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y
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Like other forms of spyware, SPYWARE_KEYL_PCAGENT runs inconspicuously in the background of the operating system and is notoriously difficult to delete. Additionally you can open the main memory-file and the next log-file (which is ready to sent), if you start the control-center on the monitored PC. What do I do? If you DL one of the free registry cleaners such as Regclean, you should be able to get rid of it.
It can maliciously create new registry entries and modify existing ones.