Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003
This File infector infects by appending its code to target host files.
This File infector adds the following mutexes to ensure that only one of its copies runs at any one time:
This File infector drops the following files:
(Note: %Program Files% is the Program Files folder, where it usually is C:\Program Files on all Windows operating system versions; C:\Program Files (x86) for 32-bit applications running on Windows 64-bit operating systems.)
It modifies the following registry entries to ensure it automatic execution at every system startup:
Userinit = %system%\userinit.exe,,%Program Files%\microsoft\desktoplayer.exe
(Note: The default value data of the said registry entry is %system%\userinit.exe,.)
This File infector infects the following file types:
It infects by appending its code to target host files.
Based on analysis of the codes, it has the following capabilities:
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
Restore this modified registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
Search and delete this file
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to clean files detected as PE_RAMNIT.H. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check the following Trend Micro Support pages for more information: