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Windows 7: ainslot.a virus help!


25 Jun 2012   #1

im running 64bit windows 7 home premium
 
 
ainslot.a virus help!

hello guys few days ago i got a virus named ainslot.a i tried to remove it with microsoft security essentials but i got bluescreen then i downloaded malwarebytes and removed it
but my uncle and his friends say that i need to clean the computer completely? do i need to do that or is the virus completely gone?

btw what virus or infection is pub. something that i sometimes scan?

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25 Jun 2012   #2

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Hi,

I recommend additional scanning with the ESET on-line scanner:

ESET :: Get a FREE Online Virus Scan

Regards,
Golden
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25 Jun 2012   #3

 
Questin about ESET

What is the diffference between Malware Bytes - Anti Malware and ESET. I have found that most online scan programs want somthing or leave some type of tool bar or other software that you do not need or want. Again this is just a question?

Still Learning, Learning Still

Curtis
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25 Jun 2012   #4

im running 64bit windows 7 home premium
 
 

that didnt find anything so the virus is completely gone?
i scanned with malwarebytes microsoft security... and ESET nothing found anything
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25 Jun 2012   #5

im running 64bit windows 7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by curtiswardwell View Post
What is the diffference between Malware Bytes - Anti Malware and ESET. I have found that most online scan programs want somthing or leave some type of tool bar or other software that you do not need or want. Again this is just a question?

Still Learning, Learning Still

Curtis
hmm just do scan with both : i now heff 4 virus scans!
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25 Jun 2012   #6

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Hi,

ESET is well regarded here, and often recommended as an alternative scanner - soemtimes its best to scan with a handful of different programs just to make sure everything has been covered.

The online version is sometimes easier to access and run without the need for downloading and installing a trial version, and its free. It comes down to personal preference. For some people, depedning on location, its easier to perform the online scan.

Regards,
Golden
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25 Jun 2012   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xkrissi View Post
that didnt find anything so the virus is completely gone?
i scanned with malwarebytes microsoft security... and ESET nothing found anything
Hi,

Based on that, I would say your system is clean. However, because Ainslot is a 'worm', you should also scan all removable devices (e.g. USB drives) and any other compuers on your network, if you have one.

Regards,
Golden
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30 Jun 2012   #8

im running 64bit windows 7 home premium
 
 
need help with some viruses

i think that my computer has some viruses but my virus protection doesnt detect it :S i saw some videos and some guy got a virus that disables ctrl + alt + delete so he cant stop the virus and that also once happened to me but it works now any1 know good virus protectors for me please!
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30 Jun 2012   #9

im running 64bit windows 7 home premium
 
 

i scanned and it found something called PUP.BProtector?
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30 Jun 2012   #10

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I would suggest you use the Offline Windows Defender then get a good anti virus program for real time protection.
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