Thread: Virus Alert
2001-06-29, 22:57 #1
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While viewing a web page using IE5.5 Norton Auto-Protect reported that C:windowssystemwininit.exe was infected with the W32.HLLW.Bymer virus. It could not be repaired so I clicked STOP then rebooted.
I checked Windows Explorer and found there was no wininit.exe file in the windowssystem folder but that it appeared in the windows folder itself. I ran a virus check on it and found no virus.
Can anyone comment?
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2001-06-30, 05:38 #2
Re: Virus Alert
Check out <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.europe.f-secure.com/v-descs/bymer.shtml>this description</A> at F-Secure.Leif
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