Re: virus help
From: Bob Wilcox (bwilcox_at_NOSPAMchartermi.net)
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 13:54:07 -0400
"Paul" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> anybody help please ?
> >-----Original Message-----
> >My computer switches itself off intermittently. I am
> >currently running the Home edition of Microsoft Windows
> >XP, and fear that I have a virus infection. I have
> >out all the checks on the Microsoft website in relation
> >the common viruses (Sasser / blaster etc) and it all
> >appears to be clear. I have uninstalled my Norton anti-
> >virus on the advice of a colleague, but the system will
> >not allow me to re-install. Being a bit of a novice, I
> >have now tried everything I can think of to rectify the
> >fault. I have even deleted the operating system and re-
> >installed (Quite a lengthy process as the computer kept
> >shutting down and I had to start the process again).
Download and run McAfee Stinger from http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/
or run an online scanner such as Housecall: http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
After removing any viruses you may be able to reinstall Norton.