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I used a pen drive outside. When I scanned it with AVG without opening up pen drive, it deleted all my files saying worm/autoit. I restored it from the virus vault, the result is same, shows virus and prompts for their removal. Even if I ignore it, they don't open up. I asked for online chat help of AVG, but they have just to waste time, give no answer. Please tell what is that, how could I be helped

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Delete AVG, which is a task in itself

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Try using some symantec tools at www.norton.com (virus removal tools) - If you don't have your cd restore you can fix your system using a windows cd

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i hope you got norton off your system before putting AVG free on. Virus programs try to fight off other virus programs by postiong false virus claims to erase the other program. eventually they will kill your hard drive. You need a product key for a good virus protectant. Norton or CA offer good, reliable protection for your dollar. What i would do, is back up any really important stuff you have there, format your hard drive and install Vista again if you have the disc and then re-install it to permanetly delete viruses. Also your system maybe slow because VIsta needs at least a dual core processor and 2 GB RAM to work like a XP machine

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I had a similar problem with a worm and ended up using NORTON, yes it did slow my system down slightly BUT I had over 6000 corrupted files ,some I did not want lose, using NORTON I was able to work thru my file and although it took a long time I was able to fix the prolems, that was 18 months ago and have had no more problems, I download a lot of files and norton advises me about potential problems in advance. MURRAY the MAGNIFICENT

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