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W32 Virus

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by mitzi, Jan 4, 2002.

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  1. mitzi

    mitzi Thread Starter

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    Hi:

    I have recently gotten the W32 Virus, which I've gotten rid of but now when I move my mouse over icons on the desktop they move and go crazy. so I was wondering how do I fix this problem. Thanks for any help!

    Mitzi:p
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Hi Mitzi,

    Well, it seems you didn't get rid of it after all, then.
    Or it's a new one.

    It sounds like the Magistr32 virus, and it must have been there for some time, if it's doing that:
    http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/[email protected]

    Try having your computer scanned on line.

    Trend Micro HouseCall is a good site for that.
    <A HREF="http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/activescan.asp?Language=2&Country=63&Partner=1&Ref=EN-PR-AS-107">Panda Active Scan</A> is another one.

    And here's a dedicated Magistr cleaner: http://www.wilders.org/HTMLobj-746/Antimagistr.zip

    Good luck,
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Mitzi, what was the full name of the virus you had and what program did you use to do a scan. The mouse problem is typical of a magistr infection that has gone undetected for awhile.

    Try doing another online scan here and tell us what it reports:

    http://housecall.antivirus.com/pc_housecall/

    If your system is scanning clean, download, unzip and run the Startuplog.com file from the site below. It will place a file, startuplog.txt on your desktop. Copy and paste the full contents of that (not stubbpaths.txt) in your next reply.

    http://home.earthlink.net/~rmbox/Reticulated/Toys.html
     
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