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    Virus? Worm?

    A good friend of mine now living in Scotland asked for help with the following problem. Here is his message.
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    I am having an awful time with some sort of very clever script that has somehow infected my computer. Every few minutes a little

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    Re: Virus? Worm?

    I looked around there, but nothing definitive showed up.

    Thanks anyway.

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    Re: Virus? Worm?

    Did you download and run Spybot?

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    Re: Virus? Worm?

    No, but I'm advising my friend to try it.

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    Re: Virus? Worm?

    OK. It really works. He will be surprised what he finds own his hard drive. I was!

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    Re: Virus? Worm?

    Check the various startup locations (the Run key in the Registry, the Startup folders under All Users and his user name), to see if there is anything inappropriate there. I wonder if there is a way to boot without loading any of that stuff?

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