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W32.Blackmal.E@mm precaution?

by Lisa / February 5, 2006 2:47 AM PST

i was asked a question... to be on the safe side- even with antivirus up to date and no symptoms , could one download and run teh symantec W32.Blackmal.E@mm removal tool? even though they are 80% sure theyre comp is fine. would it hurt to run it as a precaution?

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By all means run it -- I ran it a couple of times before 2/3
by zeebell / February 5, 2006 6:07 AM PST

I read here (I think), but know I read elsewhere that it should be downloaded and run, restart PC, and run again. I did this twice before 2/3.

After having AVG situation last night, I was a bit nervous, even though I had not opened any attachments in my emails. I did run the utility again last night and it showed me clean as a whistle.

I'm keeping that utility handy because I do believe that worm is to become active the 3rd of each month indefinitely.

I may be wrong on that.

Good luck.

Julea

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thank you so much
by Lisa / February 5, 2006 10:26 AM PST

i will tell him to go ahead and download and run it periodically- im going to do that myself- thank you again.

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blackmal.e - grew - mywife - nyxem
by netguardian / February 8, 2006 10:23 AM PST
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