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Generic11.gw Virus Hi I have Windows Vista but hopefully someone can help me anyway. I have a virus I believe to be "generic11.gw". It stops searches on search engines from loading and starts draining my RAM until there's nothing left. I've scanned with AVG, Sybot and a few others but no luck. Please help!

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  • HCrick Jul 29, 2008

    Thanks a million. That's a handy link but unfortunately nothing was detected so I guess I'm barking up the wrong tree. As a novice, the only other theory I can come up with is that 'virtumonde' is behind it. My internet is no longer affected (at least not during this session) but right now, at ~550MB, I'm down to half my normal amount of free RAM.

    I reckon this is probably something very simple that isn't worth the expense of going to a repair shop over but I just can't put my finger on it:(


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AVG detected it on my pc today & cleansed it, so hopefully the cure is on the way now

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Go to the following website and run a full online scan.Its free:

http://housecall65.trendmicro.com/



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