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Newbie, Help With Removing Worm/alcra


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#1 ceddy

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 03:01 PM

Hey guys, i have been searching online for quite sometime now. I recently recieved a worm/alcra virus onto my computer from limewire. Im sure all of u know how to get rid of it from an arhive file.i am stuck with the fact that all help i got from the internet was from Symantec or Norton and updating the virus definition and delte the value from the registery. I am using Antivir which detected it but cannot remove the worm. I tried starting my comp in safe mode, and also tried reformating and deleting unecessary files. I have also tried turning off system restore. Plus, i wne tonlien and used i beleive its called schono or soemthign to delete the virus. However antivir still detects the worm.

Please someone out there please help :thumbsup:

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 03:57 PM

I suggest you post a HijackThis log for examination.
A member of the HijackThis Team will walk you through, step by step, how to disinfect your computer.

Read How to post a HijackThis Log.
Please read, and follow, all directions carefully.

Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis forum, at this link. Do not, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.

NOTE:
Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.
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Posted 09 January 2006 - 10:09 PM

Thanks tq, i will do so from now on

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Posted 10 January 2006 - 09:22 AM

You're welcome, ceddy.
Good luck with your HJT log.
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