virus alert from D drive

  Marky_Bhoy 17:57 02 Nov 2003

I have Norton AV. It is fully updated.

When I inserted a CD-ROM that contain programs downloaded from Kazaa, Norton alerted me that a virus was detected on my computer.

(Virus W33.HLLP.Handy)

However I only inserted the disk and never excecuted any files. Will that mean that the virus is only on the CD-ROM and not on my HD?

I followed the advice of Norton and ran a full system scan and no files were found to be infected.

So am I right to think that the virus never actually transfered itself to my HD?

  Gongoozler 18:24 02 Nov 2003

Hi Marky_Bhoy. I think it is most likely that Norton detected the virus on the cd and in doing so it saved your hard drive from infection.

  spikeychris 18:28 02 Nov 2003

Nother great advert.......

  Marky_Bhoy 18:56 02 Nov 2003

hopefully your right Gongoozler.

Anyone else?

  spikeychris 19:08 02 Nov 2003

If you have run a full check and your up to date what else is there..??

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