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yes its time for : name that virus!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Safety valve' started by andmerr, Feb 11, 2005.

  1. andmerr

    andmerr Guest

    you guys thought this was going to be a funny topic well its not for me.Running nortons and zone alarm but i think i have a virus that is attacking the boot sectors of one of my drives.2 MONTHS RUNNING i have turned my pc off only to find that when i switch it back on i get this message saying "c drive is ready for format". The only problem is i cant access anything on the drive, my virus software doesnt detect a virus, i have to reformat to proceed.The last time this happened i lost 100 gig of info, this time only 56 gig.

    What do you guys suggest.
    Is there an alternative ?

    Any help appreciated

    Andmerr
     
  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    do you have or can borrow a drive to load windows on to do an online scan on yourmain c: drive to see if get rid of virus
     
  3. andmerr

    andmerr Guest

    thats a possibility as c: drive is a separate drive.
    2 DRIVES 1 x 80 gig
    1 x 160 gig

    c drive when installed, put the wrong letter, made it d instead.So c drive has all the useless downloaded info etc.What software do you suggest for boot sector check if online scan fails

    andmerr
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    check bios to see if pc trends is enabled, try your norton, avg7, panda, antivirus.com free housecall & avast
     
  5. andmerr

    andmerr Guest

    THANKS MAN i now have something to do today rather than sleep , drink , the house work .
     
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    & be merry!!!!!
     

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