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76000 Viruses

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#1 Disgruntled


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Posted 25 May 2006 - 06:57 PM

I have recently had some cpu performance slowdown, nothing major, just some lagging here and there. My wife ran an online scan on her friends advice. It was called housecalls by some company I cant think of offhand.
So the scan takes 6 hours and says of the 94000 files scanned there are 76000 viruses or infected files. It said they were uncleanable. I scanned with AVG and none of them showed up.
While it was scanning the files I caught most of the names and location. They were all porn names and in zip files. I know 100% I did not ever view or download these 76000 porn zips just by some of the titles. They were also in alphabetical order.
I searched for these files in windows explorer, but none showed up. The location during the scan was Documents and Settings/ complete/. I searched high and lo for these files but they are not readily found thru the regular search methods. Even if I search for " zip. "[ which was in every title ] none of them show up.
I used BC wipe to clean my slack files and freespace and it showed all of these files as it scanned. I checked my freespace and still only have 8 gigs free, so it did not wipe them.
Anyone have any thoughts? please help.....


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#2 tg1911


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Posted 25 May 2006 - 08:55 PM

Housecall, by TrendMicro, is a good online scanner, that is often recommended here.
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.

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.

Edited by tg1911, 25 May 2006 - 08:57 PM.

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