Category Archives: RunOnce

What is upd_debug.exe, How to remove upd_debug.exe

upd_debug.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
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Name: upd_debug
Filename: upd_debug.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce | *upd_debug.exe

Command: %AppData%\{RANDOM}\upd_debug.exe
Startup Type: HKLM->RunOnce
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\RunOnce: [*upd_debug.exe] “C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\5E61DD380A45D30866E01CB0F8ECDE89\upd_debug.exe”

DDS Line:

mRunOnce: [*upd_debug.exe] “C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\5E61DD380A45D30866E01CB0F8ECDE89\upd_debug.exe”

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
“*upd_debug.exe”=C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\5E61DD380A45D30866E01CB0F8ECDE89\upd_debug.exe

Description: core component of Antimalware Doctor (rogue antispyware)

How to remove: use HijackThis + Malwarebytes` Anti-malware

What is livemessenger.exe, How to remove livemessenger.exe

livemessenger.exe is a harmful program.

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Name: livemessenger
Filename: livemessenger.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | Microsoft Update
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce | Microsoft Update
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx | Microsoft Update

Startup Type: HKLM->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] livemessenger.exe

DDS Line:

mRun: [Microsoft Update] livemessenger.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Microsoft Update”=livemessenger.exe

Description: Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.bll [Kaspersky Lab], W32.IRCBot [Symantec], W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.t [McAfee]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Kaspersky virus removal tool

rkgnd.exe is component of ANG AntiVirus 09

This is an harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
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Name: rkgnd
Filename: rkgnd.exe
Command: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\mgnc\rkgnd.exe
Startup Type:HKLM->RunOnce
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\RunOnce: [39173992539183281] C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\mgnc\rkgnd.exe

Description: component of ANG AntiVirus 09

How to remove: use these instructions How to remove ANG AntiVirus 09 or use HijackThis