Author Topic: Virus removal:  (Read 1116 times)

Offline chirocourageous

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Virus removal:
« on: September 21, 2011, 10:54:10 PM »
I have a flash drive of 2gb and it is infected with worm/taterf and even updated antivirus like Bitdefender,microsoft security essentails cannot remove it.Im unable to format it also.Does the virus have infected the boot sector?.Pls help to recover my flash drive back to condition.

Offline 1972vet

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Re: Virus removal:
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2011, 07:09:00 AM »
Greetings chirocourageous,
Sounds like you have a rootkit of the family of Win32/tater worms likes to steal logon and password data for various online games that you play. We can do nothing about it here, although you can rRead This Pinned Topic thoroughly and do what it recommends.

Post the requested log data and label your thread "attn: 1972vet" and I'll take a look for you. Thanks!
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