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by jollybj / July 8, 2009 5:41 PM PDT

Please help me solve my problem: i was attached by a virus that creates an .EXE file for each folder name (please see my thread about this), another one is the mapped drive (drive F:) on the server is consistently being disconnected (by a virus) after a while the server is on. I need to reboot the server again so that the mapped drive connection is restored, but i have said, after a while it's disconnected. this happens again and again.. please help tnx.

if this is really a virus please help me cure it.

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More Information Please
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 9, 2009 5:54 AM PDT

What operating system are you using on the infected machine?

At this point, remove any mapped drives from your computer.. You don't want them, they won't work, and the potential for an infection from or to the network is huge,.

Have you scanned the computer for viruses and if found to be infected, have you cleaned the infected machine yet? (If not, then disconnect the infected computer from the network NOW! You're probably infecting the server and other machines on the network.)

You make no mention of what you've done to clean up your computer,. If you're able to get on the internet, please try using the free online scanner at the link below:

F-Secure Online Scanner

Hope this helps and let us know more.


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Grif.. For whatever it may be worth..
by Carol~ Moderator / July 9, 2009 9:43 AM PDT

You might want to read the thread I just locked. "jollybj's" original post, may provide you with additional information. Or not!

As a new member, I don't know if s/he realized, 3 similar posts .. 'don't help'. Wink

Hope this helps..

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(NT) Yep, Thanks.. I Read It..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 9, 2009 9:47 AM PDT
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