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Aim Facebook Virus

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#1 dan67502


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Posted 01 May 2006 - 01:22 PM

I recently received a virus from a friend over AIM asking if they could post a picture of us on facebook. My computer downloaded a .zip file and in a half hour everyone on my friend list got a message from me asking the same thing. I downloaded adaware and used that as well as symantec anti virus. They both found a few things and I assumed that was the end of it because I was no longer sending messages over AIM randomly. Now i can no longer access the internet via a direct connection. It says that the network is not responding. Another one of my friends sent me a message that I should post here. I was told that I need to reformat but other than that, what should I do?

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Posted 01 May 2006 - 01:52 PM

Download and run AimFix. If you cannot use the net, then download from another computer to a USB stick or CD and transfer it to the infected computer.

You can do the same with Ewido Anti-Malware v3.5
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