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Infected by win32 virus/trojan

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#1 giz831


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Posted 17 February 2009 - 10:07 PM

I've recently downloaded Avast! on my system. I'm new to this program and it seems to be working good so far because recently it has discovered a virus/worm on my computer after I had recently been helped in an earlier forum post about the Vundo! virus infection.
I'm not really sure how reliable this program is Ive heard good/bad things , your opinion is welcome. I'm not sure that this recent infection is still linked/related to the vundo! infection from before but here is the message that Avast! had given me upon the discovery of the infection on my computer:

Avast! has found an infected file on your computer

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{F845E3DB-F751-4BE4-A62

Mal-ware name: WIN32: Trojan-gen {other}

Mal-ware type: Virus/Worm

VPS version: 090216-1, 02/16/2009

Avast had given me the option of putting the file in the virus chest, delete the file, or to repair, or repair all

The type of scan that I had run was a Thorough scan on all the local disks.

What would be the best option and does this mean that there could be a possibility of more infections?


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#2 garmanma


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Posted 18 February 2009 - 06:57 PM

That's an infected restore point. You can go ahead and delete it
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#3 giz831

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 09:04 PM

thanks that helped out.

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