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Old 04-05-2004, 05:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default msconfig, help with start up

I've just run msconfig as I wanted to check what programs was running in start up.

Heres what was ticked!

CountrySelection
PTSNOOP
Zone Labs Client
TrueVector

Is this ok, should I have anything else ticked?
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Old 04-05-2004, 06:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey Chanell,

Zone labs client (for ZoneAlarm)
True Vector service (for ZoneAlarm)
Im not sure about CountrySelection but by any chance are
you using Windows and have two languages set to switch between?

The PTSNOOP is the one to be concerned with take a look at
these 2 links to see if you can decide if it's a virus.

http://www.liutilities.com/products/...brary/ptsnoop/

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/anal...ojptsnoop.html

Good Luck.
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Old 04-05-2004, 06:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Here are some other links concerning PTSNOOP

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/ptsnoop.shtml

http://www.esecurityplanet.com/alert...le.php/3108341

http://www.pestpatrol.com/PestInfo/p/ptsnoop.asp
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Old 04-06-2004, 01:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Anything with the word "Snoop" that I didn't install.... definitely would raise all sorts of red flags.

Get rid of that ASAP
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Chanell, do you have or had a PCTEL modem?
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Old 04-07-2004, 11:50 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Wishmaster's rite ... the Pctel modems load an app by the same name ... Even i used to think that this could be a virus or a trojan ...

They chose a wierd name for it that's all ... It's not a virus or a trojan
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Thanks everyone for the replies. To be honest I have not a clue what kind of modem I have (not a whizzkid yet) lol. Checked there in control panel, its HSP56 MR

Am glad that PTSNOOP isn't a virus!
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