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Virus Removal Help W32.Jeefo

by roback80 / October 16, 2012 2:09 PM PDT

I appear to have a virus on my computer (Windows 7) and despite running my Symantec AntiVirus, AVG and McAfee virus tools, I cannot seem to find it and remove it.

The information I have found online also does not seem to have helped.

Essentially what happens is every night my Symantec picks up files (Usually of the naming convenction: DWH####.tmp) located in my AppData/Local/Temp/ folder.

Now they are immediately quarantined and I can go in an permanently remove them, but hundreds more appear on a nightly basis.

I am not sure what to do to remove this so that i don't have the Virus scan window open all the time. (and of course so I can rest easy that I don't have a virus!)

Any assistance would be fantastic!

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Have you read this prior discussion?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 17, 2012 2:43 AM PDT
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Did this and am monitoring
by roback80 / October 17, 2012 11:42 PM PDT

Thanks for the link... I did as this thread suggests and am monitoring the progress.

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About all those antivirus tools.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 18, 2012 2:30 AM PDT

It still seems to be true that "There can only be one" of such on a machine or odd things happen.

I have a few tools but they are carefully selected to avoid any overlap. And a scan only is done with apps that don't install real time protection.

Just wondering if you knew about this.

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