View Full Version : Windows W32.blaster.worm
03-01-2004, 09:02 PM
one of my freinds computers, has this damn worm. this comp has win2000 and service pack 4. i d/led the ms-kb823980 patch, which did nothing cause it said its alredy installed... so far, i can get on the net, no shutdown probs, but just after 2 mins, an error comes up saying svchost.exe has failed. i also cant move the icons, open folders. this comp has Antivirus 2003 installed and the latest updates. it finds the worm, but says it cant do nothing about it, delete/remove/quarantine it.. im stuck :helpsmile:
03-01-2004, 09:24 PM
cmon people, i need help bad.. :(
03-01-2004, 09:31 PM
tryed a removal tool from symantec?
03-01-2004, 09:36 PM
yes, yes i have try it, didnt do jack shit
03-01-2004, 09:40 PM
03-01-2004, 09:43 PM
the damn link wount open, just like anything else, brb gotta reboot <_< :angry:
03-01-2004, 10:01 PM
two points I want to make
1. your av sucks ass if it can't get rid of a w32blaster
2 you are not running a firewall
change is in order, grab zygate or zonealarm and maybe try avg as a AV
03-01-2004, 10:08 PM
Here is a tool called STINGER (http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/) from McAfee that will remove it. Once you remove it make sure you run windows updates and install all critical updates so you do not get reinfected.
03-01-2004, 10:24 PM
here (http://www.mcafee.com\) ;)
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