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VIRUS DETECTION AND ELIMINATION PROGRAM
McAfee ^

Posted on 08/20/2003 4:24:57 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Here is a link to a program that is supposed to help get rid of worm, etc. viruses. Maybe it works okay, maybe not. Any other ideas?

Click here.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: mcafee; software; virus
The above link will direct you to McAfee's "Stinger" page. I am in the process of trying it right now.
1 posted on 08/20/2003 4:24:58 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
If that doesn't work, try this.

: )

2 posted on 08/20/2003 4:26:25 PM PDT by Redcloak (All work and no FReep makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no FReep make s Jack a dul boy. Allwork an)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Nothing like closing the barn door after the horses are led to drink....
3 posted on 08/20/2003 4:32:32 PM PDT by Lunatic Fringe (This tag line has been intentionally left blank.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
So far the answer for me has been Norton SystemWorks; completely and automatically takes care of everything, including virus and worm updates.
I've seen Norton catch many bugs that McAfee and others missed.
4 posted on 08/20/2003 4:33:12 PM PDT by Marauder (If you drink, don't drive; don't even putt.)
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To: Redcloak
I believe that THIS will work as well.
5 posted on 08/20/2003 4:35:15 PM PDT by PokeyJoe (From the planet called reality.)
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To: PokeyJoe
This will do it also

Click Here

6 posted on 08/20/2003 4:42:56 PM PDT by Tank-FL (Keep the Faith - GO VMI Beat NAVY)
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To: Marauder
"I've seen Norton catch many bugs that McAfee and others missed."

That has been my experience too, but I have had to remove it becaise it bogs my system down terribly and really gobbles up resources.

7 posted on 08/20/2003 4:43:41 PM PDT by sweetliberty ("Having the right to do a thing is not at all the same thing as being right in doing it.")
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To: Tank-FL
That one worked very well for me. Not that I had the worm but I fixed a friends PC.
8 posted on 08/20/2003 6:13:00 PM PDT by scab4faa (Can't sleep.. the clowns will eat me... Can't sleep.. the clowns will eat me... Can't sleep..)
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To: Marauder
So far the answer for me has been Norton SystemWorks; completely and automatically takes care of everything, including virus and worm updates. I've seen Norton catch many bugs that McAfee and others missed.

Roger that. NSW is the bomb.

9 posted on 08/20/2003 6:18:02 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts ()
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts; Marauder; All
Go here and get a virus program that catches viruses that even McAfee and Norton miss. Best of all it is FREE. No adware no spyware, nothing. Updates are free too.
Also it NEVER caused connection problems or problems with my OE like McAfee and Norton.

http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php

It is excellent and has caught virusi that they hadn't even written and update for. Has a great heuristics engine.
10 posted on 08/20/2003 6:29:31 PM PDT by JSteff
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
I received about 20 of these damn "sobig" viruses in my email box this morning. Norton AntiVirus 2003 scanned and deleted every one of the them. The hint and trick is to make sure that your virus files are constantly updated, even if you have to do it manually.
11 posted on 08/20/2003 6:54:25 PM PDT by rs79bm (There's a RINO missing from the California zoo, and goes by the first name of ARNOLD.)
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To: JSteff
Grisoft bump

I agree with JSteff. AVG is EXCELLENT and I have used McAfee and Norton and many others extensively. No point in using anything else for viruses.
12 posted on 08/20/2003 6:54:25 PM PDT by Weirdad (A Free Republic, not a "democracy" (mob rule))
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To: Weirdad
Have had AVG for a year and it is excellent. It's at: http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php

Spybot Search and Destroy is excellent for spybots and covering user tracks. It's free, visit: http://security.kolla.de

Agnitum has a free firewall version of Outpost: http://www.agnitum.com/download/outpost1.html

Swat It! is a good trojan getter, visit: http://www.swatit.org
13 posted on 08/20/2003 7:21:10 PM PDT by Free Vulcan
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs
Go catch that horse
14 posted on 08/20/2003 7:27:04 PM PDT by Oystir
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To: Oystir
Thank you so much, I am bookmarking this thread. I hope to get the laptop back tomorrow. I think that Norton is being installed on it.

I downloaded something to stop the bad juju on my office computer last night, but it slowed everything down so I removed it. Now I am naked.
15 posted on 08/20/2003 7:31:51 PM PDT by Hillary's Lovely Legs (a 'true conservative' would rather keep Davis than elect Arnold just so they can say 'I told you so')
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs
Well --- I saw the "Now I am naked" statement, and started to get excited.

Then I saw "Hillary's Lovely Legs" and it ruined the moment. Now I am inpotent...
16 posted on 08/20/2003 7:50:33 PM PDT by DJ Frisat
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To: DJ Frisat
Wouldn't you rather be impotent than forgotten?
17 posted on 08/20/2003 7:54:59 PM PDT by Hillary's Lovely Legs (a 'true conservative' would rather keep Davis than elect Arnold just so they can say 'I told you so')
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FREE PC PROTECTION:

18 posted on 08/23/2003 5:43:11 AM PDT by martin_fierro (A v v n c v l v s M a x i m v s)
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