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Old 01-04-2004, 05:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone

My computer recently got a virus called keffe.wm32 something like that and my computer loads up but when i double click a program nothing loads and the computer slows down.

Any idea wot the best thing to do is?

I can't get on the internet or nothing so should I re-install windows XP?

If so is there a way to do it in which i won't lose all my downloaded files?

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Old 01-04-2004, 05:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yeah i dunno... i think u might have named the virus wrong... i havent found anything on it, but yeah if u get the name of the virus, type it in on a search engine and look for a virus removal tool, then put that program onto a floppy disk, take it to your computer and run it, that should do the trick.
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A-Zip1 ur god do what he says but uh i would however reinstall windows to be sure
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run an online virus scan @ http://www.antivirus.com (if u can load it) it picks up stuff Norton / Mcaffee doesnt.
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hey yeah.... he said couldnt connect to the net... so that probly wouldnt be an option for him
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http://housecall.trendmicro.com/hous...start_corp.asp

go to that website and it will scan ur computer for free! hope that delete da virus
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Old 01-04-2004, 09:02 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Dont you have a virus scanner.And wont it delete it if you do.
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go to symantec.com for tools if ur antivirus software can't clean the virus. maybe it works
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lol....read very first post...i mis read part of it :P
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Old 01-05-2004, 10:15 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Is anyone reading the first post? LOL.
He cannot get on the net......

Ok, in this situation, I have a computer on my network that I designate "the bitch" computer....cause....I don't care about it or what happens to it. I just runs 2000 Pro with Norton 2003 and a lot of other ad scanning software. If I'm working on a computer that is in your situation, I'll remove the drive and then throw it into "the bitch" computer as a slave drive. I'll disconnect it from the network and run all of my tests like ad scanning, virus scanning....etc. If you have access to another PC, I would consider throwing this drive in as a slave drive. Just be careful as you don't want to infect this other computer. Hope this helps...

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