please help me remove this virus worm_spybot.gen

  Gadga 20:41 02 Jul 2003

Please help! I have had this virus for about 3 weeks. The problem is that every minute the microsoft update message comes up and says that new updates are ready to install. The damn thing does not go off. It is also affecting the task manager as i cannot access the programme. When i run trend micro online virus scanner it is saying there are no viruses detected when clearly there is. I downloaded procexp.shtml to access the Process Explorer and found there was no wupdate, 5py, taskmger and msupdate32.exe. I then manually removed the autostart entries from the registry still to no avail. I had to go to regedit in safe mode as i could not access in normal mode as the programme kept disappearing after a few secs. Someone suggested that I turn off the system restore before I start to virus scan and it still does not solve the problem. PLEASE HELP I AM AT MY WITS END!!!!!!!!

  Lozzy 20:57 02 Jul 2003

click here this will help you get rid of it.

Its actually called W32.spybot.worm

  Stuartli 21:00 02 Jul 2003

It's not listed on the Symantec website under that name.

If you have the proper name go to the Symantec online virus check:

click here

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