I got an IM from a friend yesterday with a link to what sounded like a picture. When I tried to open it, it was a program, and I thought it seemed weird for her to be sending me a program. I opened it anyway, because I trust her, but then she wasn't saying anything, and my firewall shut down, so the whole thing seemed much more sketchy to me. I disconnected the internet and did two virus scans. The first caught some Trogons, the second came up with nothing. She later told me it was a virus, and I was the only one who opened it because it was going around her campus and everyone else knew. Fantastic. -.-
So I thought I'd gotten rid of it. This morning I started my computer, and the program prompted me to open it again, and my firewall shut off, again. I left the thing open, and tried to track it down. Says it's opening from C:\WINDOWS\system32
So I went to that folder, and searched around to delete this thing. I didn't find it. I searched "all files and folders". Didn't find anything suggesting the file existed. But the file says it's opening from there. Apparently my virus protection software didn't get it. (I use AVG free version) How do I attack this thing and get it out of m computer?
Edited by KoanYorel, 19 October 2005 - 09:40 AM.