I had a pretty nasty malware attack which required me to remove the drive from the computer and hook it up as a slave drive to another computer. Using the new master drive I was able to run a viral check on the infected slave drive, and I came up with the following results:
McAfee lists these as relatively low threat, but they were still a major pain in the butt to deal with.
McAfee offered the opportunity to remove GameSpyArcade, which I did, and I hope it is gone for good. The two trojans, however, it did not offer to remove; it only offered to quarantine them, which I did.
The slave drive does not have McAfee installed on it yet. I intend to install McAfee after I put the slave drive back in it's main machine (as the master drive) because I couldnt get any antiviral protection into it after the attack.
Before putting the slave drive back into the original machine (still without antiviral protection) I want to make sure everything is completely clean and removed, so I need to get the quarantined trojans out of the system completely.
Can anyone show me how to get the quarantined files removed please?
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Can I ask why the answer can not be listed here ?
We too had a file quarantined the other week, and would like to know how / when to remove the file
You can delete them from the Quarantine folder.
Double-click the taskbar icon to open SecurityCenter
Click Advanced Menu (bottom)
Click Restore (left)
Click Files (top left)
The quarantined items will be listed at right and can be removed using the options at the bottom right.