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#1 PBVectra


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Posted 05 August 2008 - 07:45 AM

Hi all

I am doing a little spring cleaning on my Mother-in-Laws laptop and have already run MalwareBytes (All Clear) and SpyBot which cleared 7 tracking cookies, but now I'm running an Avast 4.8 Thorough Scan the following message was displayed:

VirusScan Alert!

Detected as: W32/Generic.worm!p2p

The system says the sate is "Deleted" but I'm not convinced. Is there anyone that can offer advice as to if this worm has been successfully removed or if it is still dormant in the background?

The laptop is a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo ProV2010, with Windows XP Pro as the OS

Thankyou for your help

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Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:19 PM

Did avast provide a specific file name associated with W32/Generic.worm!p2p and if so, where was it located (full file path) at on your system?

You should do a search of your computer for that file if you have the info I asked about. If not, rescan again to be sure its gone.
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