We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Check out our new AWS podcast with Certified Expert, Phil Phillips! Listen to "How to Execute a Seamless AWS Migration" on EE or on your favorite podcast platform. Listen Now

x

VIRUS!!!

infiniteloop
infiniteloop asked
on
Medium Priority
180 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I've been infected by W32.CIH.Spacefiller
AndI was wondering if anybody had a fix for this, by the way if you know the person that made it, I would like to kick him in the nuts  
Comment
Watch Question

Commented:
Please don't be offended by this over-simplified answer, but . . .

Run your antivirus software.  If you can't get into windows, reboot with a rescue disk inside the A: drive  (you probably made one when initially installing your software).

Author

Commented:
Thanks GUGUS, ANd no i'm not offended by it at all,
It's just the Virus itself Was very difficult to handle. It's not no ordinary virus, Mcafee hasnt even come out with a fix for it yet, I went Searching all over the net for a cure, Finally found something for it in Beta Stage, But it's all fixed up now so i'm happy, The virus by the way Pretty much tore up all the .exe files Which wasnt that great, And Since Mcafee had no fix for this virus the only way to get rid of it was to pretty much Gid rid of it(delete it), So thanks anyway, I've solved the problem myself
Commented:
Unlock this solution with a free trial preview.
(No credit card required)
Get Preview

Commented:
McAfee does have a fix for it, but they refer to it as W95.CIH...

OR

Go immediately to http://www.drsolomon.com/ and download the eval copy of findvirus...

If you attempt to use an antivirus software that does not recognize the CIH virus, your AV app can actually act as the agent that spreads the virus to all your exe files!!!!

Also, to be on the safe side, I'd recommend leaving your computer OFF ALL DAY on Sept. 26.

Colleen

Commented:
The only AV software that cleans the systems is NAV 5.0 ,i had that virus and i could only clean it with that....By the way ..this virus activates the 26Th from each month,so be carefull,this is the first virii that erase your Flash Bios,if it does it,sorry u have to buy a new motherboard.

Commented:
By the way the Person who made it, his nick is Demon,he works at mexico citty,and i dont think you want to kick him,he's 2.30 mts. tall and hes the size of a bull.

Commented:
Would be interesting to find out how these urban legends get started. Per the virus alerts, the virus started in Taiwan... Additionally, DocSol, McAfee and Norton are all prepared to deal with this (and I'd imagine F-Prot is also).

Colleen

Commented:
****************************************************************
READ THE OTHER HALF OF THIS THREAD AT
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Q.10080403
****************************************************************

Author

Commented:
Thanks to everyone who helped out, And i don't think i want to kick this guy anymore since you said he was so big!!!
Unlock the solution to this question.
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Please provide your email to receive a free trial preview!

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.