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Real Virus?

by alydar66 / October 29, 2005 1:00 PM PDT

I did a scan that Zone Alarm is advertising for their new virus scan program. The results came back
stating that my computer was infected with the worm win32.sinala.a and shareaza. My Avast anti-virus doesnt pick either of these up. The free Panda virus scan doesnt pick these up either, and the SBC Yahoo virus scan doesnt pick them up. Could Zone Alarm just be telling me I have these to sell me their new product? How can I tell for sure if I do actually have this virus? Im using Win98. Thanks.

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You Could Go to Following Site Search page......
by tobeach / October 29, 2005 4:25 PM PDT
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which will give you a box for search & enter: Shareaza and click on first (top) response. Can do the same entering sinala. Both will go to tedious page pushing Norton but will contain descriptions of each mentioning exact file size (which you could enter into you computers "search for files& folders" by size and also give several other file names these baddies install and you could search for those. Finding any of these files on your puter would indicate a true infection. Becareful to write down names & other info EXACTLY for search to be accurate.
You might also try Trend-Micros Housecalls online scanner as it should find the worm that they call :worm_p2load.a. (Shareaza). Scan for IE Active X browser here:

If using a Java Browser IE or Mozilla or Firefox etc go here for scan:

Good Luck and beware P2P file share programs. Happy
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Go here and view@@@.
by Earth911 / December 14, 2005 10:39 PM PST
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