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Old 07-07-2005, 08:27 AM   #1
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Hi all

i know what a virus is and i know what they are capable of but when i ran spbot search&destroy it found about 9 worms what are these and what are they capable of?
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:31 AM   #2
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Its a nasty thing that replicates itself rapidly and drains system resources speed etc as well as possibly shutting down your machine.
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:48 AM   #3
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Thankyou for repling

Could they corrupt files and stop normal windows functions from working?
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Old 07-07-2005, 09:53 AM   #4
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Yes they can. Worms are viruses that spread across the internet. Some can be quite devestating causing data loss and even forcing one to reinstall the operating system. Many major viruses to affect Windows computers were worms.
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Remove them as quickly as possible
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Old 07-08-2005, 10:25 AM   #6
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Okay mate don't scream or shout!!!

DOWNLOAD SPYBOT and run it (you already have)

also try doing Adaware 6 from Lavasoft

are you using an anti virus?
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Old 07-08-2005, 10:41 AM   #7
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...... or format!?
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