How to remove the odbcconf virus
Most antivirus programs identify odbcconf.exe as malware, for example Microsoft identifies it as Backdoor:Win32/Pamgiwo.A, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Scar.zev.
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Odbcconf.exe file information
Description: The file odbcconf.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 820,736 bytes.
Odbcconf.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. odbcconf.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 77% dangerous.
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If odbcconf.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 96% dangerous. The file size is 11,776 bytes. File odbcconf.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows core file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as odbcconf.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the odbcconf.exe 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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