Hi there, My AVG has detected a virus on my C: drive which it seems is a "DOWNLOADER.MEDIKET.A" The virus programme cannot remove it, it seems it is stored in C:\Restore\temp\ files but the computer says it cannot find them. My system restore on Windows ME isn't working. What is this virus, what does it do, and how can I be rid of it. Thanks for your help in advance, I know there are some knowledgable people out there. Yorkie 1
Hi there rawprawn, thanks for taking the trouble to make those suggestions. I tried both, but neither was effective, the virus is still being reported. Is there anyone else out there who can help, I don't even know what effect the virus will have, if any.
I had a Trojan Norio virus a little while ago ... nothing I tried would get rid of it (even though I took loads of advice from knowledgeable people on forums). Specific porn sites kept popping up (no joke when there are kids around!). Some kind person on another forum gave me a link explaining all about this virus and it stated that only a skilled IT person would be able to get rid of it.
In the end, my computer slowed down so much it was unusable and I called in an "expert" to clean the hard disk. It's now like a new computer, but I'm extremely wary to potential viruses now and regularly perform Norton scans.
Hopefully, your virus will be a lot easier to get rid of!
To all especially Eastender, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!! I followed your instructions, Eastender and the virus scan never decteted a virus after disabling System Restore. I ran it agan after re-enabling System Restore, still no virus detected. I don't see where and when it went, but go it did so once again to all you wonderful people THANK YOU
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