Anybody know what this is?

  findes 10:13 14 Oct 2004

My brother gets a pop up shown as medium risk - msx.midi.exe. I have searched Microsoft for him but nothing returned. Likewise on PC Advisor. Can anyone enlighten me please.


Ron White

  rawprawn 10:31 14 Oct 2004

Omit the msx and type midi.exe into google that gives a multitude of answers, I hope this helps.

  Diodorus Siculus 10:32 14 Oct 2004

Sounds like a virus of some sort. They often come as a recognisable file, say a midi, with the exe hidden.

Where does it appear? Was it via an email? Try a virus scan with the latest definitions. Or online: click here

  findes 11:40 14 Oct 2004

Hi Diodorus Siculus

This was his exact message to me:

keep getting a dial up request from a programme called msx.midi.exe Norton says it is a medium risk and should be blocked clicked that but it still comes up.

Elsewhere on PC Advisor someone suggested running 'STINGER' so I've passed that on to him as well

  VoG II 11:48 14 Oct 2004

Also Ad-aware click here Spybot click here and a² click here

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