Remove Flashy.exe

by on January 11th, 2010

File Flashy.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 21,185 bytes (66% of all occurrence), 60,545 bytes.
File Flashy.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. File Flashy.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 84% dangerous. Flash is a backdoor trojan that tries to take control of the infected system. It runs a telnet server on the infected computer. It also changes the administrator password to “hacked”. When first run it copies itself to:


The following registry entry is created to run Flashy.exe on startup:

Flashy Bot Flashy.exe

It changes the following registry:


It disables folder options, sets hidden files to true and hides the file extensions.

Flashy.exe other Names

BackDoor-DIY [McAfee]
W32/Glupzy-B [Sophos]
WORM_FLASHY.B [Trend Micro]
Trojan.Win32.Disabler.i [Kaspersky Lab]
Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.N [Ikarus]
Win32.Virut.Gen.5 [PC Tools]
Backdoor:Win32/Glupzy.A [Microsoft] [Kaspersky Lab]
W32/Vetor-A [Sophos]
W32/Virut.gen [McAfee]
Trojan.Disabler.E [PC Tools]
Virus.Win32.Virut.n [Kaspersky Lab]
Virus:Win32/Virut.AE [Microsoft]
Win32.Dzan.A [PC Tools]
Mal/HckPk-C [Sophos]
Mal/Packer [Sophos]
PE_VIRUT.XL [Trend Micro]
PE_VIRUT.XP [Trend Micro]
PE_VIRUT.XS [Trend Micro]
Trojan.Disabler!sd5 [PC Tools]
Trojan.Disabler.O [PC Tools]
Trojan.Disabler.T [PC Tools]
Trojan.Win32.Agent.kkh [Kaspersky Lab]
Trojan.Win32.Disabler.i [Ikarus]
Trojan.Win32.Disabler.x [Kaspersky Lab]
Trojan:Win32/Patched.AF [Microsoft]
Virus.Win32.Virut.q [Kaspersky Lab]
Virus:Win32/Virut.AF [Microsoft]
Virus:Win32/Virut.K [Microsoft]
W32/Glupzy-C [Sophos]

How To Remove Flashy.exe

Download the flashy.exe remover and run it. It will get rid of the virus. It is recommended that you run this tool in safe mode.

Download Flashy Remover (80.4 KB)


One Review

  1. Sergio says:

    Thanks!!! THANKS!!! It works!! At last..