1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Network harming virus aleart..

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Varouj, Sep 25, 2003.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Varouj

    Varouj Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2003
    Messages:
    12
    hey everyone just recently i scanned my computers in my network for viruses and there is a serious one you probably have heard about on the news

    MSBLAST worm
    and
    NACHIE worm

    both are the basic same worm.
    what they do is slow down and disconnect the computers in your network. you will definatly notice the speed differance.

    how you get the virus is by one person on your network getting it somehow from a email or file or something or another and it instantly transfers through out the netowork giving all the computers the worm. now all the computers in the network have been infected.

    !!!How to get rid of it!!!
    well i used trend micros free online virus scan because it was the most convieniant one for me...i didnt ahve to run updates on it or anything its just all ready for you to use..

    Trend Micros free online virus scanner

    what i did was i disconnected the 2 out of 3 people on my network leaving the computer i was working with on the net. this increases the speed for that computer. then i went to the site and used the virus scanner and it instantly found it right as i pushed scan. you can let it search for other viruses if youd like. now when thats done i disconeected that computer from the network and put the other computer in and did the same thing over and over.

    This network problem has been bugging me for about 2 weeks now and ive been trying to fix it like mad!

    just tryin to help out with some solid info....

    :cool:
     
  2. scottosan

    scottosan

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2003
    Messages:
    36
    The virus scanner is a temporary fix. If you don't udate your service packs and hotfixes through microsoft, you'll get it again.
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2002
    Messages:
    106,418
    I've not only heard about it, but I've also had the pleasure of removing it from a number of my client's computers! :D
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/167451

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice