loughlan 11:45 04 Aug 03


Using W98se with Netscape 7.1 my system sometiimes stops responding. The dialog bow shows that Mscnn32 is the problem. When "end task" is clicked the system starts again and all seems well. Using the FIND commend results in an negative response. Examining the Windows CD-Rom fails to find this file so a reload is not possible.

Does anybody know what this file is and how to make it run correctly?



  Jester2K II 11:55 04 Aug 03

Definately MSCNN32?

Nothing in Englsih on Google/

No references on MS Site either...

  Gaz 25 11:55 04 Aug 03

It is a virus:

Get checked out at click here for free!

  Gaz 25 11:56 04 Aug 03
  Jester2K II 11:56 04 Aug 03

Wheres that info from??

  Jester2K II 11:59 04 Aug 03

Nice one Gaz25

loughlan - get Anti Virus for free click here

  Jester2K II 12:00 04 Aug 03

Hmm Sophos mentions this virus as


  Gaz 25 12:00 04 Aug 03
  Gaz 25 12:05 04 Aug 03

Also, Just e-mailed someone in the trade...

He said:

Hi Gareth,

The file: Mscnn32.exe is infected with Bugbear.B virus, the file needs to be removed using an online scan if the user does not have AV on his/her system, please suggest to them they sue one of many Free online scans from Panda - click here or from Trend Micro - click here

They can even use the Symantec scan but it will not remove the virus automatically.

For more information on bugbear: click here

  Gaz 25 12:08 04 Aug 03

Sorry he meant Sobig.B

  Gaz 25 12:09 04 Aug 03

Got to go. Sorry BT.

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