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Welchia Virus

by Faith / September 30, 2004 4:50 AM PDT

Compaq Presario 7469

Does anyone know how to remove the Welchia Virus?

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Re: Welchia Virus
by Faith / September 30, 2004 4:57 AM PDT
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Additional Info:

By the way my internet is not running because of this Welchia Virus. Should I hire someone to take this virus out of my pc?

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Re: Welchia Virus
by Donna Buenaventura / September 30, 2004 5:40 AM PDT
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Re: Welchia Virus
by Brent Welch / September 30, 2004 5:41 AM PDT
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Another Removal Tool
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 30, 2004 6:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: Welchia Virus

Here's another tool that will do it also. It can be downloaded on a "clean computer", then transfered to a floppy disk. "Write Protect" the floppy by making sure both of the "holes" are open at the bottom, then plug the floppy disk into the infected computer and run Stinger.:

McAfee Stinger Tool

In addition, make sure to visit the Windows Update site and install all of the Critical Updates for Windows XP. Specifically, the one listed at the link below:


Read about the Welcia worm at the link below. Manual removal instructions are also listed:


Hope this helps.


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