Hosts file infected

  twitcher 19:21 28 Mar 07

I am running AVG Internet Security 7.5 with all the latest updates. Upon running a full scan, AVG identified a virus infecting the Hosts file. I removed it to the virus vault for cleaning but a pop-up showed that the entry could not be cleaned because there was “not enough information known”. I restored the Hosts file and opened it and it shows 47 entries below the “ localhost” entry, mostly antivirus sites. I know little about the Hosts file but I read somewhere that these entries should not be there. Should I delete them? A full scan by AVG shows no evidence of any other infection.

  VoG II 19:22 28 Mar 07

Replace the hosts file with this one click here

  twitcher 23:13 28 Mar 07

Thanks VoG I'll give it a try.

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