Virus Threat

  wattenkid 18:14 02 Aug 2008
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Can you tell me what the virus threat
XPKEY.COM is i use norton to check for virus's
and it keeps telling me that XPKEY.COM is a threat
this file is on my recovery partition (E)
and norton cant get rid of it or repair it
I have tried other virus checkers but is does not detect it can you please help i run XP Home
Regards
Peter

  justme 18:24 02 Aug 2008

A quick google for xpkey.com seems to show that it is a website for which someone has let their registration expire.

As Norton is flagging it up I would suggest that it was a rather dubious site which is best left strictly alone. The name would suggest that it gave a key for XP and these sites are notorious for being giving visitors a virus.

Perhaps someone else knows more than I do about this.

  justme 18:26 02 Aug 2008

I really must check what I typed before posting... ignore the word 'being' in the second paragraph.

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