Remote procedure call?

  Jane doe 07:29 12 Aug 2003
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Hi yesterday I started getting my computer shutting itself down. An error box comes up saying..Remote Procedure Call was terminated unexpectedly. You computer will now close down and reboot. This was authorised by NT Authority System. Then it counts down from 60 then reboots. The computer only stays on for 5 mins at a time. Ive changed nothing recently. Cant scan for AV (I use Norton) because the computer will not stay on long enough. Any ideas please?

  Jester2K II 07:57 12 Aug 2003

Possible Virus (3 threds in 10 minutes today)
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Stinger will remove some - i suspect this to be the Lovsan Virus click here

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  Jester2K II 07:59 12 Aug 2003

Again

I think that as there have been 43 thread on this in 10 minutes its a new virus.

Lovsan seems to fit the bill

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Stinger click here can remove this virus.

Then get patching - Microsoft has issued a patch for the vulnerability exploited by this worm. The patch is available from click here.

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  Jester2K II 08:32 12 Aug 2003

Symantec also have a tool against this

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  erkmatrix 09:45 12 Aug 2003

I tryed to update my AVG and it downloaded then at the end said the avg file is damaged and cannot update. is this some clever thing the virus designer has put in the virus to stop us getting rid of it. what should I do

  Jester2K II 09:48 12 Aug 2003

Redownload it - happens from time to time. Use the Stinger link - it much smaller and get that scanning whilst redownloading AVG update

  livewire 11:52 12 Aug 2003

Wow this virus is spreading very fast, Strting ot scan my system now!

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