Home Forums Tech Helproom Has my friend a virus? Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Has my friend a virus? Eileanbeag 14:45 09 Oct 2003 Locked She runs Windows 98 and has MacAffey Firewall and has been getting a message saying a file named C:\Windows\nirx.exe is trying to access the Internet. She downloaded an update from an email from Microsoft a few days ago. Would this be genuine or is this what caused the trouble.Any help would be appreciated Eileanbeag 15:41 09 Oct 2003 Thanks for all your help - she runs AVG Anti virus and McAfee Firewall but AVG have found nothing - only McAfee - will try Stinger Eileanbeag 20:12 09 Oct 2003 If one does an on line scan and anything is picked up - is it just a case of deleting the infected files or do you have to know what you are doing? Eileanbeag 22:14 09 Oct 2003 Moving on slightly - I myself have Windows XP and use Norton Antivirus but do not have Firewall - how can I keep safe and would you advise firewall?Got my firend sorted - thanks!! Eileanbeag 23:09 09 Oct 2003 Downloaded Sygate and now have problems with email being blocked and common server client being blocked - what does this mean%? Eileanbeag 08:53 10 Oct 2003 NO - your not rude your right - not sure how to use firewall -what should I do? Eileanbeag 10:01 10 Oct 2003 Many thanks - you have all been very helpful - much appreciated. Eileanbeag 10:03 11 Oct 2003 Thanks everyone for your help - all sorted thanks This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.