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Virus Detected - What To Do?


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#1 wish2learn

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 08:30 AM

Hi :thumbsup:

Perhaps you could help me?
I have AVG free edition, and recently it identified a virus called Exploit. AVG recommended - in a pop-up - that it should be moved to the virus vault. I clicked 'yes'.
Then I went to the vault and clicked 'clear' because I wanted to eliminate it from my system. No problems and everything working OK, as far as I can tell.

Since then AVG has launched 2 full scale scans of 3 hrs each. The first time it again identified the same virus - but when I again clicked 'move to vault' and went to find it- I found the vault empty - as I left it a day before.

Same story today...

My question is: What is going on?
Has the virus been eliminated or is it still there, and how can I be sure?

Thanks for any help with this.

Edited by wish2learn, 21 April 2008 - 08:35 AM.


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Posted 21 April 2008 - 09:59 AM

Absolutely nobody with any ideas?!

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 10:17 AM

I would get a second opinion

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...st&p=800297
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Posted 21 April 2008 - 02:38 PM

you may wish to try superantispyware from http://www.superantispyware.com/superantis...efreevspro.html

the exe is http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfi...ANTISPYWAREFREE

I suggest you install it, fully update the definitions, reboot and run the scan from the desktop icon on a full computer scan; it will produce a log report of its findings which you could post back here




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