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Ramnit Virus


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#1 jableep1

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 02:20 PM

Hi, after performing several scans with Microsoft safety scanner on another computer that I sometimes use it detected a ramnit virus. The two names that I remember are win32 ramnit and VBS ramnit.

With your help I would like to attempt to clean this machine and then if this doesn't work then I will consider reformatting the hard drive.

Thanks

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:15 PM

Good evening. :)

Ramnit is a very nasty file infector that is best treated by a reformat and reinstall. Removal requires files to be disinfected rather than deleted as some of those affected will be system files and there is a danger that they may be damaged by either the original infection or by the removal of it. There is also a risk that not all infected files will be dealt with and could cause reinfection.

So long, and thanks for all the fish.

 

 


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Posted 22 October 2012 - 02:43 PM

As this issue appears to have been resolved, this thread is now closed.

So long, and thanks for all the fish.

 

 





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