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Sleepless July 12th, 2006 03:44 PM

Safety & Protection, Infection removal information etc.
If you have useful links to add or good advise regarding the topic feel free to send me a PM

Common Nasties on the network

WARNING: Viruses on network you should be aware of!

A good P2P-friendly free Firewall and Antivirus (Includes option to join ThreatCast Community and see what options other users choose when being asked permission for starting services, editing registration database, programs wanting to connect to Internet URL etc.):

More info about nasties

Symantec Security Response Center (Ty to Dreamtech)

Some other links (especially for those allready infected)

PC Hell: Computer Hints and Tips to bring you back from the edge

With the option to post HighjackThis logs:

MajorGeeks Support Forums - Powered by vBulletin (Ty to Kath W)

Tech Support Forum (Ty to Peerless)

Geeks to Go!
then Malware Removal - HijackThis™ Logs Go Here (Thanks to imberkley)

Be patient, it sometimes take 3-4 days for them to respond to your post/scan

Or if you want to be able to read hijackthis logs.. HJT tutorial (Ty to Kath W)

wdh1683 August 16th, 2006 07:43 PM

Program downloads infected
:confused: Every time i download a Program and try to unzip it, my virus protector pops up and says the file is infected, i use AVG. It does not happen with songs.
]Is there something i am missing...i run Windows XPsp2.:confused:

Grandpa August 16th, 2006 08:05 PM

Yes the part about paying for the software. Allot of the software you find on the gnutella net will contain viruses are incomplete etc. You would be better off buying it.

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