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Win32.virut virus infected many files

How to remove win32.virut virus

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Scan your computer with mcafee 8.5i and sit back and relax

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Reformat your PC, after reinstall test your backups for infection, because this virus instantly infects all .exe scr php htm dll etc files.
Sorry to dissappoint you :(
N. B. avast, drweb and some other antiviruses finds it, but if run from infected system, even safe mode, infects all scaned files :(

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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