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Terrible virus problem

by Ichol / August 5, 2009 3:15 PM PDT

I seem to have acquired a horrible virus that is disabling my access to sites like, etc. (and thus my access to windows update or virus definitions). I ran a scan in AVG, and it seems to think every .exe file on my computer is a virus now....

How can I go about fixing this?

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Might have spread
by squidie / August 5, 2009 11:13 PM PDT
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Try running AVG in Safe Mode

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If such a virus has spread to almost every .EXE then
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 5, 2009 11:18 PM PDT
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Repair is usually not an option but starting over is likely to be the right answer since those .EXEs are now corrupt beyond retrieval.

I wonder when your last backup was done.

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