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P_Dilemma

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Does anyone here know how to get rid of an MS-DOS based MSN messener virus? Any free anti-virus software that can do it? I got hit with one a few days ago and it causes my MSN to send bogus messages to my online contacts every few minutes. I think that's how it spreads itself, coz that's how i got hit. There was this file-send titles "IMG028.zip", or something like that.

Any help would be appreciated.

-P_D
 

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P_Dilemma said:
Does anyone here know how to get rid of an MS-DOS based MSN messener virus? Any free anti-virus software that can do it? I got hit with one a few days ago and it causes my MSN to send bogus messages to my online contacts every few minutes. I think that's how it spreads itself, coz that's how i got hit. There was this file-send titles "IMG028.zip", or something like that.

Any help would be appreciated.

-P_D
Uninstall msn messenger and either actually go out and see your friends or call them on the phone.
 

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i always ask my contacts what it is they're sending before accepting any file.
 

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lol i got that virus a day or two ago.

damn friends and their seemingly trustworthy zipped .exe files.
 

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Rofl, it spreads via .exe files? Roflpwned imo. l2p.
 

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OK... guess i'll try out pidgin...

Anything else u guys wanna add?

-P_D
 

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i got those convos pop up on me... it said "naked pics of a friend.... do you know her??"

obviously im not going to look at naked pics!!!!

and besides.... my friends never send me pictures in a zip file!
 

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Lol @ thread. People are so shit at computers these days it isn't funny. I get people asking me if a link is a virus even if it has a jpg extension or even if it is google.com.
 

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lol seriously at that

press ctrl+alt+del...

Look for any suspicious type of process running, e.g ones like gl4gkdo.exe
My cousin had the same problem. I predicted that the weird looking file is the virus. Just to be sure i scanned the pc, and hey guess what, it was !
 

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MeOverYou said:
Lol @ thread. People are so shit at computers these days it isn't funny. I get people asking me if a link is a virus even if it has a jpg extension or even if it is google.com.
Amen to that. I support noobs who work in retail stores using a seriously cut down version of XP. They still manage to stuff things up royally.

OP: Get yourself Avast! Home Edition (or else :))
 

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MeOverYou said:
I get people asking me if a link is a virus even if it has a jpg extension or even if it is google.com.
What's wrong with that? Both .JPG and .COM files can contain viruses:rofl:
 

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you guys are funny running a .exe thinking its a .jpeg
 

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