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Worm Virus?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Liz, Dec 5, 2001.

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  1. Liz

    Liz Thread Starter

    May 4, 2000
    I tried to open an e-mail and the following message came up "Inoculate IT Real-time protection has found that C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\DOCS.DOC PIF is win32.Badtrans.29020 worm. Not restored". Does this mean there was a virus worm in the message so I couldn't open it? I have never had anything like this happen. Thanks... Liz
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

    Aug 26, 2001
    Hi Liz,

    Inoculate may have deleted the file because it couldn't restore it, but it's a good idea to have your system scanned on line at <A HREF="http://housecall.antivirus.com/">Trend Micro HouseCall </A> , just to be on the safe side.

    Should you be infected with BadTrans despite all this, here's a dedicated Badtrans cleaner: http://www.wilders.org/HTMLobj-1009/AntiBadB.exe

    Good luck,
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