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JohnS
Level 7

Possible Virus/Threat?

Well, friends, here's an interesting one: When I insert my USB jump drive, I get a pop-up that's titled Virus Protection By Scarecrow(TheMick). Then, when the standard window opens asking what I would like to so (Copy Files, etc.) this same is then listed at the top of the choices. Although there has been no discernable system problems as of yet, it appeared via jump drive on several of my systems. Virus scans revealed nothing, and a search of the internet turned up only 1 mention of this from Sri Lanka, of al places, with no further discussion on that thread. Do we have a new virus/threat/vulnerability here, perhaps? Anyone have an idea?

John
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exbrit
Level 21

RE: Possible Virus/Threat?

I believe you've already been answered in the XP General newsgroup but here goies again..


Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware
detection programs:

Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/
SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/
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