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AVG found these

hi there,

I just installed and ran AVG free version anti virus on a win 2000 machine, got some interesting results,

2 viruses were found and moved to "virus vault," but the files listed below were all found twice, i.e., they were in the winnt/system 32 folder and in a subfolder under that.


so should I just delete them? thanks - fj

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Re:AVG found these

If AVG confirmed that the above filenames are infected, you should get rid of it soon.

I found:
TCPSVS32.exe -

secure.bat -

ntdll.bat -

abc.exe -

abc.bat -

Seems that the filename that you mentioned are positive as infected files. Again, if AVG confirmed that those are infected files, delete them ASAP.

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Re:Re:AVG found these-- but I can't

well i looked all over for these infected files and can't find 'em.

I looked int he folders AVG specified, I tried windows search, I am showing hidden files -- they don't seem to be where AVG says they would, nor anywhere else. is this common for AVG to send out false alarms? --fj

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Re:Re:Re:AVG found these-- but I can't

The infected files are maybe in AVG Vault? have a look at the vault.

AVG moved it in the vault, changed the name and their content is encrypted so they cannot be used and virus infection cannot spread.

I doubt that it is false positive (see the links I provided earlier).

Use the AVG Vault to delete them.

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still infected,

hmm well I can't find the "vault" anywhere. but i don't think they moved them. according to the original result list they gave, my computer is "still infected. strange.

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Open AVG......

then click on : Program > AVG Virus Vault.

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not there

thanks for that

they aren't there, altho there were 5 others that were!

should I not worry about this? or run it again? - fj

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Re:not there

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