Win 32/heur virus

  WtheM 17:48 08 Nov 09

AVG has just informed me that I am infected with the above. It is in my external hard drive in the recycled bin? Any help please?


  johnnyrocker 20:08 08 Nov 09

will AVG not quarantine it?


  WtheM 20:12 08 Nov 09

No it wont. Looks like a bad virus. Ive only just spotted it so dont think its been in long. Have just installed malwarebytes anti virus as some say it will do the job.....?
Have disconnected external hard drive.........dont know if that will help though!!!

  badhair1963 20:26 08 Nov 09

Could be a false positive.

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  WtheM 20:28 08 Nov 09

The malware thing has come up with nothing, running avg again. I have disconnected the hard drive which it is supposedly in though, but i dont know if it works like that!!
The only thing that has come into the pc since the last check is Audacity which i put in today.

  johnnyrocker 20:30 08 Nov 09

empty recycled bin?


  WtheM 20:34 08 Nov 09

Havent done yet, mate. The ext hd is sat on the table in a plastic bag with dettol in it.............

  Sea Urchin 20:36 08 Nov 09

If it's on the external drive then you need to run Malwarebytes on that drive - won't work if it's disconnected.

  WtheM 20:37 08 Nov 09

Sea Urchin, thats what i needed to know. Can it just be in one "part"?

  WtheM 20:52 08 Nov 09

Fingers crossed, it could be a false positive from the Audacity I put in today. Has been known before, apparently.
Many thanks to all, if I get any info I will post it.

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