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How to get rid of virus W32.FRANCETTE.WORM

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I cannot find a patch or fix for this W32.FRANCETTE.WORM. My computer is slow now because of this, I've tried to format the hard drive, but still it exists. I do not know how to get rid of this virus.

I am running Windows XP. Both McAfee and Norton pick up the virus but neither of them can quarantine nor repair the file.

Please help!!!
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Hi 4913Horstman,

W32.FRANCETTE.WORM
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.francette.worm.html

Read through all the recommendations, including disabling system restore.
You also need to update your computer using http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com as it exploids two microsoft flaws:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS00-078.mspx and
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-026.mspx

Greetings,

LucF
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thanks Venabili for all your work :)

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