Description: This non-destructive memory resident Trojan disables certain Antivirus and firewall programs in memory. It may come as an accessory of the backdoor malware, BKDR_OPTIXPRO.11 or its other variants, disguised harmless programs.
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Click Start>Run, type Regedit then hit the Enter key.
In the left panel, double click the following:
In the right panel, click this registry entry and then delete it. %Windows% is the Windows directory, usually located at C:\Windows or C:\WinNT:
On Win2k machines, press CTRL-SHIFT-ESC to access the Task Manager, otherwise proceed to step 8.
Click the Processes Tab and select the process �vdms.exe.�
Click the "End Process" button to terminate this Trojan from memory.
Restart your Computer.
Scan your system with Trend Micro antivirus and delete all files detected as TROJ_OPTIXKIL.30. To do this Trend Micro customers must download the latest pattern file and scan their system. Other email users may use HouseCall, Trend Micro's free online virus scanner.