Virus Detection

  brummiesuttoner 19:43 07 Oct 2005

hi all,this is my first posting,so be using AVG Antivirus and Symantec Corporate Edition.AVG keeps detecting a Trojan virus,but i cant send it to the virus vault or delete it.Symantec doesnt ever detect the trojan when running a scan.Will this trojan affect my PC?Any advice would be much using XP Pro.

  Jackcoms 20:36 07 Oct 2005

The problem is probably caused because you are using more than one anti-virus program.

NEVER run multiple AV programs - they will always clash with each other.

Make your choice and get rid of one.

  dukeboxhero 20:43 07 Oct 2005

whats the name of the trojan?????

  stalion 20:54 07 Oct 2005

scan with a2 click here

  brummiesuttoner 22:02 07 Oct 2005

which av is better in your opinion?

  brummiesuttoner 22:36 07 Oct 2005

ive uninstalled AVG,and Symantec has now quarantined the virus.thanks for the advice.

  Sirpad 12:03 08 Oct 2005

I've been searching around these forums and NOD32 seems to be very very popular as an AV. It hasn't been widely publized yet but the latest version also covers Adware and Spyware. Do a search on NOD32 and you'll see for yourself. I've heard Symantec is a bit of a hog.

  mbp 18:15 10 Oct 2005

Sir, I second your statements!

  Sirpad 13:53 11 Oct 2005

Gee thanks MBP...only started using this site and am getting a compliment!!!!

  mbp 17:51 11 Oct 2005

When you give the right advice you should be complimented.

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