Norton has detected a virus it hasn't removed called Boot Mebroot. It says "The master boot record of drive#2 is infected with the Boot Mebroot virus". I googled this virus and found how to remove it but they all involve using a windows disc, or something like that and a lot of technical stuff i just don't understand. Is there a simple way to remove this virus and is it important to remove it. Norton says it is "Low" I know there are virus and trojam remover programs but not sure what I should delete if they find other things. I have Spyzooker installed but they say they only guerd against viruses, didn't do very well with this one did they. Any help would be appreciated
Hi, Thanks for the advice. I have run malwarbytes twice and it didn't find the Boot Mebroot virus but it did find 2 that appear to be the same:HKEY=local-machine\software\microsoft\security centre. Bad (10 Good (0) should i remove them. I scaned c,d and g drives. I also installed Windows defender? Do you think it has done the job, if so I will mark this resolved.
I have just used Super Antispyware, it found 179 problem cookies etc, didn't see the Boot Mebroot virus among them. I removed or quarentined them, hope that was right. I will now shut down and re boot. So I have Norton. Spyzooka, Malwarebytes and super antispyware. I wil wait to see if Norton finds this virus next time it does a scan.
Thanks for your help and I will mark this resolved.
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