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Windows 7: Virus winlog.exe

27 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Virus winlog.exe

so i have a virus on my computer and i am trying to get rid of it, and I have been using command prompt to do so because it is located in:

so i f i run the program using winlog.exe or just winlog
a Trend Micro Office Scan Box will pop up saying that this is a virus
when i use the dir command it does not show up
if i type del winlog or del winlog.exe I get the message Could Not Find

I am worried that this is a harmful virus and i would like to remove it before i turn off my computer
any suggestions would be helpful,

thanks in advance

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27 Dec 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

OK. Which software did you use to discover the virus?

Try and run this : Free ESET Online Antivirus Scanner
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27 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks I am pretty sure that took care of it
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