Help with virus ID and remedy

  User-9F8AF0A3-F852-43C6-8A7B55A65FE9307D 20:40 03 Nov 2005

Can anyone help with a virus problem please ? A friend opened an email attachment called SMS, it was a ZIP file. According to AVG the file was clean but now there are problems with his computer. First there was a message that the computer would shut down in 40 sec and it did. After rebooting, access to any kind of security software seems to get blocked e.g Microsoft updates, starting firewall, won't read SP2 cd. OS is XP Pro.
Any advice on what to do next appreciated.

  VoG II 20:43 03 Nov 2005

Gosh - the same as click here

Try Stinger click here

If that doesn't zap it try a scan with Ewido - update before scanning click here

  ACOLYTE 20:45 03 Nov 2005

Maybe like mine or a varient of it click here
My avg found it and quarentined it,was his AVG upto date?

Well, he thought his AVG was upto date ! Thanks for the responses. I will pass on the tip to download Stinger.

  PaulB2005 07:31 04 Nov 2005

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  PaulB2005 07:32 04 Nov 2005

Sorry thats click here

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