virus

  Tino955 10:30 03 Nov 03
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I received a virus, W32 SwenA. This has spread over my pc, i cannot open any programe files now ! Mcafee put in quarentine, but i cannot open mcafee now ! Any sugestions please

  MAJ 10:53 03 Nov 03

Download and run "Stinger" click here, it'll get rid of it for you, Tino955. If you're using Windows ME or XP, disable system restore before running Stinger. When you get the all clear after stinger has run, re-activate system restore.

  choffe 11:00 03 Nov 03

just remember to dissable any windows restore, as this'll make a back up of the virus...

  Tino955 11:22 03 Nov 03

Thanks, but i have downloaded stinger, but when i go to open, Access to the specified device,path,or file is denied.Norton Notification window appears,Action taken, Clean failed,Quarantine failed,Access denied !

  MAJ 11:34 03 Nov 03

Try running it from Safe Mode, Tino955.

  Belatucadrus 11:49 03 Nov 03

Try click here the avast! virus cleaner also deals with Swen

  Tino955 12:13 03 Nov 03

Still no luck, downloaded asw, but every time i try to open a .exe file, i get access denied, even in safe mode ! I am using windows98 by the way

  spikeychris 12:29 03 Nov 03
  spikeychris 12:29 03 Nov 03
  Tino955 12:42 03 Nov 03

Thanx guys, got rid of virus in the end, eventually used stinger in safe mode...Thanks

  choffe 13:17 03 Nov 03

last point, it is still in norton's quarantine..be careful how you proceed..

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