Originally Posted by Chris Ba
Thanks for the replies...
What exactly does this thing do then? In simple terms? Its all well above my head...
Goodness knows what ActiveX is...
Is there a simple way to search for a file that shows it is on my PC?
Comload is an ActiveX control placed on web sites to load and run executable files, notably premium-rate diallers. One of the types of dialler installation used by Coulomb, through ActiveX drive-by-download on porn-related pages.
Open the registry (Start->Run->regedit) and remove the following keys:
Then open the System folder (inside the Windows folder, named 'System32' under Windows XP/2000/NT or just 'System' under Windows Me/98/95), and delete the file 'comload.dll'.
Stays resident in background
Stealth: hides itself from user