could i have it?

  vienna1981 16:29 20 Aug 2003
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i received an email possibly from my friend's workplace saying that they picked up on a pif attachment on one of my emails that contained the w32 blaster worm virus...i did not attach anything to this email. My OS is win98se so i assumed i couldnt get the virus, but can i pass it on? could it be lying dormant on my PC? I searched for msblast.exe but it wasnt found on my pc. Thanks in advance for any help/advice given.

  JoeC 16:50 20 Aug 2003

Win98 boxes. Go to

click here

for a virus and/or security check. : }

  alcudia 17:04 20 Aug 2003

.pif files are a sympton of the SoBig virus. You can try this w32.sobig.f@mm.removal.tool.html" title="http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.sobig.f@mm.removal.tool.html" TARGET="_new">click here to see if you have it. If not your friend has.

  vienna1981 17:32 20 Aug 2003

my antivirus, ad-aware and zonealarm are all up to date, alcudia the links did not work

  Jester2K II 17:33 20 Aug 2003

If you have Win98 don't worry.

  Jester2K II 17:37 20 Aug 2003

Are they sure its the Blaster worm and no SoBig.

MSBLaster is an exe and doesn't spread by e-mail.

If it is SoBig then the senders address is faked so they can't be sure who it came from.

  vienna1981 17:39 20 Aug 2003

how do i check for SoBig?

  JoeC 18:08 20 Aug 2003

click here

for the Sobig.F removal tool

  vienna1981 18:27 20 Aug 2003

having checked in my registry and looking for related files, I dont seem to have the virus, so is it the other PC that is affected?

  wee eddie 19:18 20 Aug 2003

You have made no mention of the Anti Viral Software you are using. Is it possible that you are surfing without protection.

If so, run a Search in the box on the top of the Home Page and down load one of the recommended freebies in the threads that come up.

  wee eddie 19:21 20 Aug 2003

Over looked your second post!

Grovel Grovel Grovel etc. eddie

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