Eco.A Virus

  Macaonasa 22:47 28 Apr 2003
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Via AVG, I've had 2 virus alerts tonight (I usually get one every 6 months). The first one was the I-Worm/Bugbear which I cleaned using the special healing tool from Grisoft.

Less than 30 minutes later, AVG spotted the Eco.A virus on my nephew's floppy. If I right-click on his CV on the floppy, I get the AVG alert screen. I go for "Heal" and the normal screen returns; the normal shortcut appears and I'm then able to select "Scan with AVG". However no virus is then detected.

I suspect that the Bugbear virus has damaged AVG itself and that the Eco.A alert is bogus. Any thoughts?

  sunnysingh 22:56 28 Apr 2003
  VoG™ 22:57 28 Apr 2003

It is a boot sector virus click here

I don't know whether AVG can remove this.

  sunnysingh 22:57 28 Apr 2003

click here

eco definitions

  VoG™ 23:00 28 Apr 2003

I suspect that you and I are going to do well together on this forum. Welcome!

  sunnysingh 23:04 28 Apr 2003

Hi - nice 1 - you checked out...
click here

Good utilities here - i use most of the time...]
c ya

  VoG™ 23:09 28 Apr 2003

Thanks a million sunnysingh, that will keep me occupied for a while!

  Macaonasa 23:50 28 Apr 2003

Thanks all.

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