HELP downloaded viruse of msn 7.0

  matt1234 22:44 14 Feb 2005


my cousin downloaded a bug called "nice ass" on msn and now its put loades of the same file on the d drive all short cuts so the reall files must be somewhere on it!!!

How on earth do i get rid of them?

And what are they?


  Alan H E 00:26 15 Feb 2005

Has your cousin got AV or any other protection. There are any number of free ones - just do a search in the top left of the page.

  LinuxPenguin 03:11 15 Feb 2005

an excerpt from an email in my draftbox:

Run once a week. Before running make sure you update them all (except stinger which needs to be redownloaded to be updated (it will tell you if it needs it))

These are free programs for personal use

Stinger : click here
Ewido : click here
Ad-Aware : click here
Spybot S+D : click here
MS Antispyware : click here
SpywareBlaster : click here
AVG Antivirus : click here
AntiVir : click here

Hacking protection

Zonealarm : click here

  Alan H E 09:44 15 Feb 2005

Thanks for putting the links in LinuxPenguin - Matt1234 with Spybot S&D use the immunise facility as well - will stop some nasties getting on your machine.

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