setting up new pc.11 viruses

  frankie 22:25 22 Mar 2004

setting up new pc.11 viruses,loaded xp pro all ok went on net to update messenger pop up came up jaunita girl message,never opened as known probs,then one other,then disabled messenger put on basic avg,then went on to update that,rpc protocol shut system down,in 58 seconds 24 hours of working on it off n on now got rid of in total 11 viruses,never even set up email.supposedly new hard drive i have my doubts...does a format clear these new viri?.last pc easy this one bah,going to aldi next time no more self build..all advice wellcome

  VoG II 22:27 22 Mar 2004

Janita Girl comes via click here - not a virus.

  VoG II 22:28 22 Mar 2004

Plus you need the security update from Microsoft:

First, Start, Run and type

shutdown -a

and click OK. This will give you more time.

Disable System Restore click here

Next, get the MS Patch. Without it you'll be reinfected every time you connect: click here

Then run either Stinger click here or the Norton removal tool click here or Microsoft's tool click here

When all is OK again, re-enable System Restore.

  User-312386 22:30 22 Mar 2004

you should have downloaded the XP virus patch and installed it 1st click here

  frankie 19:48 25 Mar 2004

thanx for replies,now sorted,

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