Virus Advice

  14all 18:16 07 Jun 2004

AVG found a Trojan Horse Virus PSW.Tofger.2.y in my system files.
After running avg it said the virus was removed by healing and there was no virus on my hard drive.
As I am running Win ME I enable my system restore and run avg again, which found the virus again in the C:\-restore\temp\-- file.
AVG was unable to remove the virus from this file and says I still have a virus on my hard drive.

As an experiment I then disabled the ME System Restore and run AVG again, now I am virus free!says avg.

Has anyone out there got any Idea where this virus has gone to?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:19 07 Jun 2004

By deleting the restore files you will have deleted the virus. System restore files cannot be accessed by any AV as a protection. The virus code will have been changed so that the virus is inoperable and is just 0's and 1's. You need not worry about it.


  14all 18:35 07 Jun 2004


Thanks for you prompt reply and reassurance, I was realy wondering where it had gone.

Thanks 14all (Paul)

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