Solved

REMOVING A VIRUS

Posted on 2004-04-02
12
322 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
the question i need answed is i have a computer that i think has a virus but it doesnt have a anti virus it windows 98 so how would i go about removing this..... should i install a anti virus mor what let me no the best method of fixing the problem
0
Comment
Question by:wildman10
  • 7
  • 2
12 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 250 total points
ID: 10744295
I am not sure how you detected that virus
Use these online scanners

online virus scanner:
---------------------

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ 

http://security.symantec.com/

http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm

http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/default.asp 

and find what virus you have . Let us know that and we can help you with how to remove that virus
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10744303
wildman10,
> anti virus mor

I am not sure what you meant by this .
But you should install an anti-virus program asap and run it .. It would delete it provided it has all the latest virus definitions.

Act soon cos your system might be affected more and more
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:akboss
ID: 10744387
AntiVirus
AntiVir
http://www.free-av.com/
AVG
http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php

2 FREE anti virus programs.

also download these since it is most likely that you also have spy/malware installed.

Spyware/Adware removal tools
SpyBot
http://www.webattack.com/download/dlspybot.shtml 

http://www.safer-networking.org/

Ad-aware
 http://www.webattack.com/download/dladaware.shtml

CWShredder
 http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
0
Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10744393
wildman10,

Did you check for virus ? Did you find any ? Just wondering if you solved the problem and why B grade ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:wildman10
ID: 10744542
hey sunray2003 your answer was great i meant a A+how do i change it
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10744582
please post  a 0 pt question in community support requesting the Mods to change it


What i would really want to know is if your issue is solved ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:wildman10
ID: 10744664
ya thanks for the answer it resolved my question thanks a million
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10744990
I shall do the post in CS so that a Mod can change the grade ..
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10745085
Thanks modulo.. That was fast  
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10745675
modulo,
> Just your lucky day I guess


LOL !!
0

Featured Post

Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Recently Microsoft released a brand new function called CONCAT. It's supposed to replace its predecessor CONCATENATE. But how does it work? And what's new? In this article, we take a closer look at all of this - we even included an exercise file for…
When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question