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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you use your computer, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
This issue can occur if your computer has been infected with the Qaz.trojan virus. This virus is also known as W32.hllw.qaz.a or Qaz.worm. This trojan virus is often distributed in a modified version of the Distributed.net file.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To resolve this issue, use an antivirus program to detect and remove the virus.
To work around this issue, perform the following steps:
For additional information about the Qaz.trojan virus, please view the following Symantec and McAfee Web sites:
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