Re: Virus Question
From: Roy Coorne (rcoorne_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 01:30:39 +0200
> There are hundreds that do that.
> First activate XP's firewall ( Go to help type in firewall)
> Get all critical updates from windows updates.
> Get a free online anti-virus scan from any of these, preferably more than
> Trend Micro - Free online virus Scan
> McAfee Security - FreeScan
> Symantec Security Check
> Panda ActiveScan - Free online scanner
> Never go online without a firewall and an updated anti-virus program
> Never open any attachments without knowing what they are, who they're from
> and why they sent them.
> offers a free one, AVG6
> Hope this helps
But before following the path of reasonable behavior as outlined by Chek,
- apply a removal tool like McAfee's Stinger
- save all data (and only data)
- (re-)install Windows on a clean hard disk (formatting during install).
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