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Posted: 9/5/2001 10:23:50 AM EST
And I don't mean the condoms, my computer has at least 5 or 6 different ones? I dunno what the hell is going on, I did a scan, and got a few off, but I still need to get rid of the rest of them. What is a good program to use to do this? Any suggestions are appreciated! Thanks!
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 10:26:01 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2001 10:27:28 AM EST by PaulieWalnuts]
What program are you using now? If it's up to date, it should take care of everything. If not, see if you can update online.
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 10:26:59 AM EST
Best solution would be to format and start clean if possible. Once a system has been infected it has become untrusted and the virus scanner can not catch everything a intruder could have installed. Dan
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 11:00:20 AM EST
Ok, I'll format, can I partition my HD to save the stuff I want? Any freeware Partitioners? Thanks.
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 11:01:24 AM EST
You can download specific virus removal tools from the web. I work in support and usually end up cleaning one or two virus's a day. Check out www.symantec.com, you shouldn't have too much trouble getting rid of them.
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 11:35:08 AM EST
Originally Posted By Grizzly660: Ok, I'll format, can I partition my HD to save the stuff I want? Any freeware Partitioners? Thanks.
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But then you could be saving the virus/root kit/trojan/worm etc etc on the partition But if you really wanted to do it that way you could use Partition Magic
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 11:39:10 AM EST
Are you using Outlook for e-mail? Since the majority of trojans these days are written in VBA and only affect Outlook and mail software that depends on VBA, if you can live without Outlook that's a good start. Just delete the POS and download Eudora. Then update your scanner software and run it. This will solve 99% of your problems.
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 3:59:49 PM EST
Mattja, I am actually using Outlook 6. This is a big problem huh? Hows Eurora? Any faster than outlook? THanks. -Jared
Link Posted: 9/5/2001 4:04:36 PM EST
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