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Anyone know how to remove Welchia virus?

by Faith / September 30, 2004 5:06 AM PDT

WinXP
Compaq Presario 7469
512MB

My internet Connection is not currently working because of this Welchia virus. I read something about downloading Windows patches but my internet is not running. Does anyone know how I could remove this virus or should I just hire a professional to remove it from my pc?

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Re: Anyone know how to remove Welchia virus?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 30, 2004 5:58 AM PDT

Here's another tool that will do it also:

McAfee Stinger Tool
http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/

In addition, make sure to visit the Windows Update site and install all of the Critical Updates for Windows XP. Specifically, the one listed at the link below:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-039.mspx

Read about the Welcia worm at the link below. Manual removal instructions are also listed:

W32.Welchia.Worm
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.welchia.worm.html

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: Anyone know how to remove Welchia virus?
by billzhills / September 30, 2004 6:42 AM PDT

Faith,

Applications listed are small enough to fit on a floppy after download from Internet.

Bill

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