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Question:

My computer got infected with Spysheriff and I was able to remove it. But it still shows a blue background and the bogus warning as the background - which is set up in file c:secure32.html. When I delete the file, it comes back. Where does this Secure32.html come from?

Answer:

The file secure32.html is generated by a program called Paytime.exe.
Paytime.exe is located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\paytime.exe

How to solve this problem:
  1. Bring up your taskmanager by pressing Control + Alt + Delete, in some Windows versions select the 'Processes' tab. Then click on 'Paytime.exe' and end the task.
  2. Delete paytime.exe, which you should find under c:WindowsSystem32
  3. Delete c:secure32.html
  4. Run Explorer. It will tell you that it cannot find the path for secure32.html. Use the default configuration of Explorer and everything will be OK.


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2006-01-08, 12:11:09
kp from United Kingdom  
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thanks m8 this spy shriff shi8t really pissed me off!!
2006-01-08, 12:45:33
juls from Israel  
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thanks!!!!!
the only site that made it dissappear!!!
2006-01-08, 15:37:49
anonymous from Australia  
thnx so so much
2006-01-09, 00:14:35
in need of revenge from Australia  
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your solution was so perfect the only thing it didn't do was provide me with a suitible revenge!! thanks sooooo much!!!!
2006-01-09, 04:38:31
homely_4u@yahoo.co.in from India  
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iam very tankful for the solution given by u sir
2006-01-09, 09:21:30
anonymous from Italy  
That works!

Great! thnx a lot!!!
2006-01-10, 05:28:14
anonymous from Norway  
Thanks!!
This helped a LOT!!!
2006-01-10, 05:29:33
anonymous from Norway  
One important thing!
if you are more than one user at the pc, you wil have to mark the box down in the right corner of 'processes', and shut down: paytime.exe from both users, or you can not delete the file.
2006-01-10, 09:09:19
anonymous from Australia  
To the Person that Posted this remedy. Your a GUN!!! Thank u so much! If u ever need tickets to a Bon Jovi show let me know and i'll get em 4 u front and centre.
2006-01-10, 10:24:55
anonymous from United Kingdom  
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thanks for the advice, worked first time!
2006-01-11, 08:44:15
anonymous from Canada  
I to have the same problem.I followed all the steps fopm removing spysherrif to having the error secure 32,,,that seems to be fixed however i did see a comment posted that they are running on very little space with a alarge hard drive, I have a 18.6gb drive as we speak i just did a disk clean up and it was alot of space im now left with 1.05gb most of the time im running in mb can someone please help i cant even defrag need at least 15% im at 4%,empty temp files daily
2006-01-11, 22:19:34
anonymous from Peru  
damn!! please can somebody help me?, is just that i cant delete 'Paytime.exe', it says that some sort of error had occurred, please help me! thanxs
2006-01-12, 08:00:24
anonymous from United States  
Right now, I got nailed last night. Has hosed my PC with spyware galore. Deleting Paytime.exe, secure32.html, and badmanpro.exe does not do the trick. You will still get the annoying virus pop-ups, and attempts at email sending. The only way to temporarily stop the pop ups as I have found while trying to clean your system is to turn off your virus scanner, unplug your internet connection, and DO NOT OPEN IE.

Adaware does not find this malicious and down right stupid spyware. This should be a crime as it does nothing but possible damage to one's PC....................

If I find a solution, I will post. Looks as if you're looking at a huge mess. The registry will need to be manually cleaned, default IE settings which are very deep needs to be reset (possible reinstall of IE), and I have not figured out how to get my desktop to stop showing that pesky blue infection screen.

I am considering reporting this program to the authorities...............If I have no choice but to reformat and spend countless hours insalling and reconfig. all my games, software, ect I will go off.

Here is a good link with alot of info........Have found with research a dll file keeps this alive. When I get home and try the suggestions from the below link, I will report the success. I would suggest this looks like not an average PC user method, however.

www.ozzu.com/ftopic56954.html
2006-01-13, 14:13:11
anonymous from Lithuania  
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2006-01-13, 20:44:10
anonymous from Canada  
Merciiiiiiii beaucoup beaucoup, thanks a lot! its now working fine.
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