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#1 xtower

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Posted 28 August 2008 - 01:15 PM

Hello kind helper,
Every few seconds, Norton picks up the W32.SillyDC virus.

I would really love to know how to get ride of it. I am not a computer expert, so plz explain step by step-
THANKS!!
Yoni

Edited by rigel, 28 August 2008 - 03:04 PM.
Mod Edit: Moved to a more appropriate forum ~ Methods => AII


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Posted 28 August 2008 - 04:14 PM

Try running a scan with Norton in Safe Mode.

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Posted 28 August 2008 - 06:11 PM

Hello xtower,

Please let us know how the Norton Scan in Safe Mode works out.

According to my research, this infection is a worm that is spread through removable media such as USB flash drives or through infected e-mail.

Can you let us know what you were doing shortly before Norton started flagging this infection?

Are you experiencing other issues on your computer?

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