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Virus i recently found on my system something calling itself a 'sohanad worm' located under the filename isass.exe. i am currently running avast anti virus software which does not detect or remove this, is there any other free software i can use, without having to remove avast to delete this virus, as it does not actually appear in the folder it is situated in

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Avast is one of the worst anti virus solutions you can use....easyly affected by virusses and it corrupts the search, restore and wep page settings so you cannot brows or see it.....take it off....the method in doings so is...before uninstall...right click on blue icon on bottum of screen and click on stop all yes on popup,then uninstall.If normal install is run then the virus scanner remove the search assistant and thus corrupt the pages......use something else.... Download a scanning tool that will remove and look for the virus info and tool. there is alot of free anti virusses....AVG is one JJ

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