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AntiCMOS virus help please!

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by BitterCloves, Sep 11, 2004.

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  1. BitterCloves

    BitterCloves Thread Starter

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    I put a floppy disk containting pictures into my computer. As soon as I did I got a pop up saying I had the AntiCMOS virus and to run AVG to get rid of it.
    (I think thats what it said) I really should have taken a screenshot.

    http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_98045.htm

    According to the MCAFEE site, it says nothing about the virus infecting Windows XP users.

    What exactly is going on?


    Right now i'm running AVG, and a Panda Online Scan.

    Thanks guys
     
  2. rtty

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    If you didn't boot your system from the infected floppy disk, I'd say you're fine.

    Taken from Mcafee web site.
     
  3. BitterCloves

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    Ummm what does boot mean? :eek:

    I just put the floppy disk in the computer...and bam it says I have a virus.

    :confused:
     
  4. rtty

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    It means to start a computer by loading an operating system from a floppy disk or from a hard disk.

    Scan the diskette again with AVG and see what happens. :)
     
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    Hello! I scanned it with AVG, and it didn't find anything.

    Scanned it with Panda online scan, and it found it.

    http://www.pandasoftware.com/virus_info/encyclopedia/ficha.aspx?iddeteccion=1578

    AntiCMOS.Boot

    It said it was disinfected...but do you think it will come back?
     
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