How to remove the karina virus
Most antivirus programs identify karina.dat as malware, for instance Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Eldycow.gen!A, and Kaspersky identifies it as Backdoor.Win32.Small.eug.
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Karina.dat file information
The file itself provides very little indication as to its creator. However, here are some useful tips about karina.dat.
Description: The file karina.dat is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 6,144 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). The file is not a Windows core file. karina.dat seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as karina.dat, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the karina.dat process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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