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MxOne Antivirus. Trojan or False-Positive?


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#1 C.Kyuubi

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Posted 05 January 2011 - 10:53 PM

In short, I wanted a portable antivirus for my USB (the new computers at the school I go to have NO antivirus), and MxOne SEEMED like a good idea. However, upon download, McAfee (it's on a 30-day subscription) immediately detected a trojan and restarted my computer to remove it. So here I am, on a dual-booted Linux, trying to find out if it's safe to go back to Vista. (Xp is on here too, if it matters.) Were the two anti viruses just conflicting? It was just one plain .exe file, and I didn't run any installers or anything, so I'm really not trusting it, nor do I think I should be. What should I do now? And if it turns out anything managed to infect my files or registry, how do I remove it?

I had my flash drive in too... :/ Man, that was really stupid. KNEW I should have cancelled that download the moment I clicked Yes.

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Posted 06 January 2011 - 03:39 PM

Linux Ubuntu 10.10 scanned my hard drives for errors. I reloaded it on a Live CD which I am using now. I am almost positive I have an infection. The trojan does not seem to have taken any of my passwords...yet. If anybody knows any programs I can use to clean my disk, it would be very much appreciated. I have these tools to use in CD-Rs:

-Puppy Linux 5.11 Live CD
-Ubuntu Linux 10.10 Live CD
-ComboFix, Malwarebytes, Ad-Aware, Vundofix, SuperAntispyware, and some other antimalware programs I can't remember right now. Yeah...I've dealt with this before. ~_~ Recently.
-Some CD burning software. I'm not completely above salvaging what I can and reinstalling the Vista OS.




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