virus info please

  rambus 21:50 13 May 2004

sometimes on startup i get a message telling me that i have a virus called a "joke virus" and to run my virus scan which i do, but it never finds it. also i tried to do a system restore which failed because it appeared during the restore attempt. if you know what it is and how to get rid of it without having to reformat my hard drive i would be most grateful. i am using xp and have avg and adaware installed.

  citadel 22:04 13 May 2004

have a look at the symantec website and search for the joke virus. Or seach google for info on it.

  spuds 22:51 13 May 2004

Just done a google search.Came up with these two from many click here click here

  rambus 23:37 13 May 2004

thank you both for your quick responce, i picked a link from google and found a small programe which cleaned it out, have also been able to do a system restore now its gone, thank you both for being helpfull

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