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My wife's computer has a virus. The virus kicks her out of IE, attacks
norton AV by reverting virus definitions back to 9-15-05, and a few
other things.
I tried to goto norton.com on my other computer, download the latest
virus defs manually then pass them to the other computer and install
them. It worked, but the it just reverted them back, and corrupted the
file.

If i could only find out the name of the virus I could fix it, but I
have found nothing about it on the internet, and I'm not able to do
any online scans because the virus won't let me download or stay in IE
long enough to download the files.

If anybody could help, I'd greatly appreciate it.


Re: Virus that reverts virus defs.


| My wife's computer has a virus. The virus kicks her out of IE, attacks
| norton AV by reverting virus definitions back to 9-15-05, and a few
| other things.
| I tried to goto norton.com on my other computer, download the latest
| virus defs manually then pass them to the other computer and install
| them. It worked, but the it just reverted them back, and corrupted the
| file.
|
| If i could only find out the name of the virus I could fix it, but I
| have found nothing about it on the internet, and I'm not able to do
| any online scans because the virus won't let me download or stay in IE
| long enough to download the files.
|
| If anybody could help, I'd greatly appreciate it.

I know of no malware that does this but...  while unlikley, it is possible.

My suggestion is to remove NAV completely and install Kaspersky or NOD32 instead.


--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm



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Can i install those 2 over the top of NAV?


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|
| Can i install those 2 over the top of NAV?

No.  You can have only one fully installed anti virus application performing "on
Access"
running on the computer.  Both of the suggested applications are much better
then NAV.

Personally, I think this is a problem with NAV and not a virus casing what you
described.  I
may be wrong but, that's my gut feeling.

--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm



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Davehttp://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.htmlhttp://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm

I doubt it. One of the things wrong is I think my installed norton of
the top of the virus, so it never had a chance. But I'll try what you
have suggested.
Thank you


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|
| I doubt it. One of the things wrong is I think my installed norton of
| the top of the virus, so it never had a chance. But I'll try what you
| have suggested.
| Thank you

Well you can try the following and sede if there actually IS something there....


Download MULTI_AV.EXE from the URL --
http://www.ik-cs.com/programs/virtools/Multi_AV.exe

To use this utility, perform the following...
Execute; Multi_AV.exe { Note: You must use the default folder C:\AV-CLS }
Choose; Unzip
Choose; Close

Execute; C:\AV-CLS\StartMenu.BAT
{ or Double-click on 'Start Menu' in C:\AV-CLS }

NOTE: You may have to disable your software FireWall or allow WGET.EXE to go
through your
FireWall to allow it to download the needed AV vendor related files.

C:\AV-CLS\StartMenu.BAT -- { or Double-click on 'Start Menu' in C:\AV-CLS}
This will bring up the initial menu of choices and should be executed in Normal
Mode.
This way all the components can be downloaded from each AV vendor's web site.
The choices are; Sophos, Trend, McAfee, Kaspersky, Exit this menu and Reboot the
PC.

You can choose to go to each menu item and just download the needed files or you
can
download the files and perform a scan in Normal Mode. Once you have downloaded
the files
needed for each scanner you want to use, you should reboot the PC into Safe Mode
[F8 key
during boot] and re-run the menu again and choose which scanner you want to run
in Safe
Mode.  It is suggested to run the scanners in both Safe Mode and Normal Mode.

When the menu is displayed hitting 'H' or 'h' will bring up a more comprehensive
PDF help
file.  http://www.ik-cs.com/multi-av.htm

Additional Instructions:
http://pcdid.com/Multi_AV.htm


* * *   Please report back your results  * * *


--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm



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I appreciate it, that seems like a good plan.


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