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ZaphodBeeblebrox
2005-Oct-04, 04:45 AM
I Just got a Creepy AIM Virus ...

It Came in, As an Executable Picture File ...

Anyone Know, ANYTHING, about It, Especially, How, to Get Rid, of It?

:wall:

GDwarf
2005-Oct-04, 10:53 AM
a .exe picture file? Um, that probably should've been your first clue that something wasn't right.

Anyways, I'd uninstall AIM, run whatever virus scanner you have, as well as Ad-Aware and Spybot S&D. then re-install AIM. If it's still there try downloading another virus scanner (do some reaserch first, some free virus scanners come with viruses of their own.)

ZaphodBeeblebrox
2005-Oct-04, 07:16 PM
a .exe picture file? Um, that probably should've been your first clue that something wasn't right.

Anyways, I'd uninstall AIM, run whatever virus scanner you have, as well as Ad-Aware and Spybot S&D. then re-install AIM. If it's still there try downloading another virus scanner (do some reaserch first, some free virus scanners come with viruses of their own.)
That's Just it, It Had a .com, Extension!

And, It was From someone I Trust.

Darn, Virus!!!

HenrikOlsen
2005-Oct-05, 12:53 PM
An ok free virus scanner for just doing a one time scan is HouseCall (http://housecall.trendmicro.com/).

ZaphodBeeblebrox
2005-Oct-05, 05:31 PM
An ok free virus scanner for just doing a one time scan is HouseCall (http://housecall.trendmicro.com/).
Eh ...

Thanks Anyway ...

But, a Friend of Mine, Suggested, I Just SICK AdAware, on It ...

Took It Out, Without Breakin' a Sweat!!!