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Gotta virus

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by buckeyegurl, Oct 18, 2003.

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  1. buckeyegurl

    buckeyegurl Thread Starter

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    ok, i had this window pop up and

    it says

    Message: VirusScan Alert
    Pathname: :\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\AVY7YPU3\58[1].js

    Detected As: Exploit-CodeBase

    State: Move failed (Clean failed because the file isn't cleanable)

    ok, i tried ta delete it and it wasn't workin so then i tried ta go to it directly, but when i went to owner i couldn't find local setting,

    HELP!!!
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    open IE/tools/options/general tab/ press delete files
    that empties your temporary internet files folder

    what the message means is that a naughty webite tried to infect your machine but the antivirus stopped it. It cannopt do any harm any longer but empty the files as a precaution
     
  3. buckeyegurl

    buckeyegurl Thread Starter

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    thanx, i did that then re-ran the virus scan!:)
     
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