Trojan.PRForm.A


  1. Posts : 171
    Windows 10
       #1

    Trojan.PRForm.A


    Hi. Is there any way of finding out where I'm getting this virus from? The alert in the attached pic pops up many times a day on my PC. I read that CCleaner might have been the original source but I've uninstalled it and the alerts keep coming. Thank you.
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  2. Posts : 445
    Win 10 Pro 64
       #2

    I have read that most "On-Line" scanners will find and clean out this Trojan.......

    You might want to do an online scan with F-Secure......hopefully that will solve your problem...
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  3. Posts : 650
    10 preview 64bit
       #3

    Hi Dortmunder,

    That does appear to be the CCleaner installer that was compromised, V533.6162
    Check your version

    Use the newer versions of it V 5.34 or higher, and also according to news reports, an automated update to the CCleaner Cloud version has addressed the issue for that version.

    Roy
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  4. Posts : 171
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Thanks, guys. F-Secure found nothing harmful and I'd already uninstalled CCleaner including deleting all registry entries with CCleaner in the name. Still getting alerts as I type - very frustrating...
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  5. Posts : 445
    Win 10 Pro 64
       #5

    Could be some remnants of this trojan are now embedded in your browsers........

    Have you seen this article on the removal of this trojan...........

    I recommend you do an image of your system prior to attempting any of the recommendations found in the article......
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  6. Posts : 171
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #6

    I took the most effective route - reinstalled W10,
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