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Windows 7: Worm causes computer to crash

26 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Worm causes computer to crash


When Mark Taylor's computer crashed, he suspected he had a "worm" virus in the system, but was surprised to discover the problem was caused by an actual earthworm.

The discovery was made by IT repairmen who found the 5in worm lodged inside the computer.
The creature had crawled into his 360 old laptop through an air vent and wrapped itself around the internal fan, leading to a total breakdown.
more: Telegraph
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26 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64

ROTFLMAO! I don't think malwarebytes can handle that one :)
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26 Feb 2009   #3

Vista Ult64, Win7600

It's a pity it wasn't a snail,then he could have told the repair man that it was going very slow before it cras....................
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26 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

It sounds to me like someone should have swept for bugs

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26 Feb 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

now, that guy lives in a real man cave!
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