Unknown Flooder

· Overview ·
· Origins ·
· Distribution ·
· Operation ·
· Detection and Removal ·
· Research ·



DoS.Win32.Drdos [Kaspersky]


Flooder: A program that overloads a connection by any mechanism, such as fast pinging, causing a DoS attack.

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Date of Origin:

November, 1999



  • Unknown Flooder: < 0.00005%
  • More Info

    Clot Factor:

  • Unknown Flooder: 1
  • The "Clot Factor" is a measure of how much a pest "gums up" a machine by adding registry entries, files, and directories. As more objects are placed in a machine, manual removal becomes more difficult and more error-prone.


  • Unknown Flooder: Insufficient data to report growth
  • Operation

    Storage Required:

  • Unknown Flooder: at least 3885 KB
  • Detection and Removal

    Automatic Removal:

    PestPatrol detects this.

    PestPatrol removes this.

    Manual Removal:

    Follow these steps to remove Unknown Flooder from your machine. Begin by backing up your registry and your system, and/or setting a Restore Point, to prevent trouble if you make a mistake.
    Stop Running Processes:

    Kill these running processes with Task Manager:

    Remove Files:

    Remove these files (if present) with Windows Explorer:


    File Analyses:

    More Info:

  • AllTheWeb, AltaVista, AOL Search, Ask Jeeves, Google, HotBot, Lycos, LookSmart, MSN, Yahoo!
  • Research By:

  • PestPatrol's Pest Research Center
  • Last Revised:

    April 06, 2005