Re: Virus/hacker question

From: Mimic (.@.)
Date: 02/24/03

From: "Mimic" <.@.>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 03:06:48 -0000

"Billie Ellis" <> wrote in message
> I don't know if this is the right place to ask, so if not would you
> please point me in the right direction. A couple of weeks ago, my bank
> called me and said they got a list of debit cards that had been hacked
> and mine was on it. They said it would have been between Feb 3rd-7th.
> On the morning of Feb 8th I turned my computer on to a blue screen,
> error in OE some numbers called from VXD. When I hit enter a fatal
> exception screen came up and when I hit enter again, it would re boot.
> I eventually re-formatted and re-installed everything on my drive (a
> real pain in the butt). Several days ago I downloaded from KaZaa and 2
> of the files were virus (one was Hantaner, the other Surnova), My
> virus scanner got those and deleted them. My computer has not acted
> right since the blue screen incident. For one thing WMP will not play
> certain files (I have Xvid and Divx on my computer). Also I can't
> download from WMP site the WMP 9.0. When I do download my little box
> for downloading does not show the progress bar, but it does say how
> many Kb or Mb have been downloaded. I have updated my virus scan and
> ran it several times, but it says no virus. What does this sound like?
> Could someone have hacked my computer and messed it up? Do I have a
> virus? When I reformatted my drive, would that have got rid of the
> problem? Sorry for so many questions, but I don't know what to do.
> TIA,
> Bj

VxD errors are general caused by device drivers.
I doubt your problems are related to your virus infections.
Sounds like usual Windows problems heh, i get the feeling you are using
windowsME ?

"Without knowledge you have fear, with fear you create your own nightmares"
"There are only 10 types of people in the world. Those that understand
Binary, and those that dont."

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