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Virus Found!help Plz

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#1 somi


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Posted 22 December 2007 - 02:37 AM

hiii today i was working on my lappy and was just about to open www.orkut.com when a problem occured with me.
I was received with a notification with a popup saying"Orkut is banned you fool the administratoe didnt did this guess who?muaahhh" and a laughing sound occured.Then I thought of scanning for virus and found the following viruses-
Trojan horse
also i am not able to see my hidden files when inactivating the setting from tools-folder options....
plzzzzzzzz help!

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 08:48 AM

Hi somi

See here: http://www.symantec.com/security_response/...-99&tabid=2

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download, install and update Avg Anti-Spyware 7.5.<--link DO NOT perform a scan yet..

Print out the Avg Install and Scan Instructions<--link

Please download ATF Cleaner<--link by Atribune.DO NOT use yet..

Reboot your computer in SAFE MODE"<--link using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup [but before the Windows icon appears] press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".
Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.]

now Scan with Avg per the "Safe Mode" instructions you printed out.

IMPORTANT: Do not open any other windows or programs while Avg is scanning, it may interfere with the scanning proccess.

Reboot back to normal mode.

If you are still having problems.. Come back and we'll advise you further.

Stelios :thumbsup:

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