Removing malware of a particular kind

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I need to remove some malware from my computer. It is a trojan, and very annoying. It blocks access to Google and search sites. The trojan, with its name spelled out on each line cause it seems to block sites when i reference it in a url, is

a r t (some text to mess it up) e m (more text i s

First off, what is it, what does it do? Second, why can't I access google or yahoo or any other search sites at all?

Third, can it be removed via McAffee? It says it quarantined it when I scanned

I found a suspicious process "c"s"r"s"s".exe and it will not let me terminate it, and this is what Mcaffee says it is. Why on earth isn't Mcaffee getting rid of it? I even blocked internet access for this program.

Thanks so much, I get kinda freaked out with things like this...

Here is my entire Hosts file:

127.0.0.1   go.mail.ru
127.0.0.1   nova.rambler.ru
127.0.0.1   google.ad
127.0.0.1   www.google.ad
127.0.0.1   google.ae
127.0.0.1   www.google.ae
127.0.0.1   google.am
127.0.0.1   www.google.am
127.0.0.1   google.com.ar
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.ar
127.0.0.1   google.as
127.0.0.1   www.google.as
127.0.0.1   google.at
127.0.0.1   www.google.at
127.0.0.1   google.com.au
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.au
127.0.0.1   google.az
127.0.0.1   www.google.az
127.0.0.1   google.ba
127.0.0.1   www.google.ba
127.0.0.1   google.be
127.0.0.1   www.google.be
127.0.0.1   google.bg
127.0.0.1   www.google.bg
127.0.0.1   google.bs
127.0.0.1   www.google.bs
127.0.0.1   google.com.by
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.by
127.0.0.1   google.ca
127.0.0.1   www.google.ca
127.0.0.1   google.ch
127.0.0.1   www.google.ch
127.0.0.1   google.cn
127.0.0.1   www.google.cn
127.0.0.1   google.cz
127.0.0.1   www.google.cz
127.0.0.1   google.de
127.0.0.1   www.google.de
127.0.0.1   google.dk
127.0.0.1   www.google.dk
127.0.0.1   google.ee
127.0.0.1   www.google.ee
127.0.0.1   google.es
127.0.0.1   www.google.es
127.0.0.1   google.fi
127.0.0.1   www.google.fi
127.0.0.1   google.fr
127.0.0.1   www.google.fr
127.0.0.1   google.gr
127.0.0.1   www.google.gr
127.0.0.1   google.com.hk
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.hk
127.0.0.1   google.hr
127.0.0.1   www.google.hr
127.0.0.1   google.hu
127.0.0.1   www.google.hu
127.0.0.1   google.ie
127.0.0.1   www.google.ie
127.0.0.1   google.co.il
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.il
127.0.0.1   google.co.in
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.in
127.0.0.1   google.is
127.0.0.1   www.google.is
127.0.0.1   google.it
127.0.0.1   www.google.it
127.0.0.1   google.co.jp
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.jp
127.0.0.1   google.kg
127.0.0.1   www.google.kg
127.0.0.1   google.co.kr
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.kr
127.0.0.1   google.li
127.0.0.1   www.google.li
127.0.0.1   google.lt
127.0.0.1   www.google.lt
127.0.0.1   google.lu
127.0.0.1   www.google.lu
127.0.0.1   google.lv
127.0.0.1   www.google.lv
127.0.0.1   google.md
127.0.0.1   www.google.md
127.0.0.1   google.com.mx
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.mx
127.0.0.1   google.nl
127.0.0.1   www.google.nl
127.0.0.1   google.no
127.0.0.1   www.google.no
127.0.0.1   google.co.nz
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.nz
127.0.0.1   google.com.pe
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.pe
127.0.0.1   google.com.ph
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.ph
127.0.0.1   google.pl
127.0.0.1   www.google.pl
127.0.0.1   google.pt
127.0.0.1   www.google.pt
127.0.0.1   google.ro
127.0.0.1   www.google.ro
127.0.0.1   google.ru
127.0.0.1   www.google.ru
127.0.0.1   google.com.ru
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.ru
127.0.0.1   google.com.sa
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.sa
127.0.0.1   google.se
127.0.0.1   www.google.se
127.0.0.1   google.com.sg
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.sg
127.0.0.1   google.si
127.0.0.1   www.google.si
127.0.0.1   google.sk
127.0.0.1   www.google.sk
127.0.0.1   google.co.th
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.th
127.0.0.1   google.com.tj
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.tj
127.0.0.1   google.tm
127.0.0.1   www.google.tm
127.0.0.1   google.com.tr
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.tr
127.0.0.1   google.com.tw
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.tw
127.0.0.1   google.com.ua
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.ua
127.0.0.1   google.co.uk
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.uk
127.0.0.1   google.co.vi
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.vi
127.0.0.1   google.com
127.0.0.1   www.google.com
127.0.0.1   google.us
127.0.0.1   www.google.us
127.0.0.1   google.com.pl
127.0.0.1   www.google.com.pl
127.0.0.1   google.co.hu
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.hu
127.0.0.1   google.ge
127.0.0.1   www.google.ge
127.0.0.1   google.kz
127.0.0.1   www.google.kz
127.0.0.1   google.co.uz
127.0.0.1   www.google.co.uz
127.0.0.1   bing.com
127.0.0.1   www.bing.com
127.0.0.1   search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ca.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ar.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   cl.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   co.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   mx.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   espanol.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   qc.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ve.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   pe.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   at.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ct.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   dk.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   fi.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   fr.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   de.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   it.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   nl.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   no.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ru.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   es.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   se.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ch.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   uk.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   asia.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   au.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   one.cn.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   hk.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   in.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   id.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   search.yahoo.co.jp
127.0.0.1   kr.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   malaysia.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   nz.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   ph.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   sg.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   tw.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   th.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   vn.search.yahoo.com
127.0.0.1   images.google.com
127.0.0.1   images.google.ca
127.0.0.1   images.google.co.uk
127.0.0.1   news.google.com
127.0.0.1   news.google.ca
127.0.0.1   news.google.co.uk
127.0.0.1   video.google.com
127.0.0.1   video.google.ca
127.0.0.1   video.google.co.uk
127.0.0.1   blogsearch.google.com
127.0.0.1   blogsearch.google.ca
127.0.0.1   blogsearch.google.co.uk
127.0.0.1   searchservice.myspace.com
127.0.0.1   ask.com
127.0.0.1   www.ask.com
127.0.0.1   search.aol.com
127.0.0.1   search.netscape.com
127.0.0.1   yandex.ru
127.0.0.1   www.yandex.ru
127.0.0.1   yandex.ua
127.0.0.1   www.yandex.ua
127.0.0.1   search.about.com
127.0.0.1   www.verizon.net
127.0.0.1   verizon.net

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