Solved

backdoor.optix.BI virus cannot remove

Posted on 2004-04-08
6
190 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I'm running AVG anti-virus and it found 5 viruses on my system. It's called backdoor.optix.BI and irc/backdoor.sdbot.17.BQ. These viruses don't allow me to acess any of my programs. It will sayC:\windows..... cannot find. It locked me out of backing up anything to my cd or dvd or floppy drive. I was able to do a virus scan my right clicking my hard drive and clicking the scan w/ avg anti-virus, but when i run avg removemal it just locks up and says not responding.  Im running windows XP. I've tried to run stuff in safe-mode with the same results. I'm somewhat of a computer novice so any help would be apprciated. At this point i'd be happy if there was a way to save some of my files to a cd, if theres a way to do it through prompt. Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:matrix0110
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Gareth Gudger
ID: 10789210
You might have to remove the hard drive from the system and scan it from another system. Then when cleaned put it back in the original system.
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:trywaredk
ID: 10789829
Protecting your computer can't be answered with one issue.

As you can see in my url below there are at least 7 different issues, where you should decide 1 of each, or else you does'nt protect your computer at all.

The reason is, that the many different programs not always protects against each other, and each of them does'nt protect equally.

It's very important, that you study all of these issues in my knowledgebase (some of them are freeware):
http://www.tryware.dk/English/Knowledgebase/HowToProtectYourComputer.html

BTW: I'm using the Trend Micro virus-suite, and SoftScan , and haven't got any of my servers or computers infected the last 4 years.

Many Regards
Jorgen Malmgren
IT-Supervisor
Denmark

:o) Your brain is like a parachute. It works best when it's open
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
trywaredk earned 500 total points
ID: 10789834
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:trywaredk
ID: 10789841
optix - Solution:

Download Trend Micro’s Emergency Rescue Disk (ERD) to 5 Floppy Disks.
Scan your system with these disks and delete all files detected as BKDR_OPTIX.SVR and BKDR_OPTIX.CLI.

http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=BKDR_OPTIX.SVR#solution
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Many people tend to confuse the function of a virus with the one of adware, this misunderstanding of the basic of what each software is and how it operates causes users and organizations to take the wrong security measures that would protect them ag…
SHARE your personal details only on a NEED to basis. Take CHARGE and SECURE your IDENTITY. How do I then PROTECT myself and stay in charge of my own Personal details (and) - MY own WAY...
Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular for organizations both large and small. If you have made the leap to Microsoft’s cloud platform, you know that you will need to create a corporate email signature for your Office 365…
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

813 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now