i scan a file that i think it was a virus!

Dell Studio laptop with intel core 2 duo...
April 28, 2010 at 04:25:05
Specs: Windows Vista
I scan a file that i think it was a virus but no detection! it said... but i tried to delet it but it dosent remove. And i tried to delete it using the Safe Mode but it dosent effect it... what will i do?

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April 28, 2010 at 05:22:45
Are u sure that ur antivirus is properly installed and is updated? Try to scan the folder that contains that file or even run a complete system scan. If ur antivirus still doesn't detect it, then perhaps its just a normal file. Anyway, does ur laptop show any sign of being infected by virus? If not, just leave it there or delete it, coz some viruses r harmless. Cheers

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April 28, 2010 at 23:54:13
well yeah my antivirus was updated! and yes it affect my computer too much... my computer become slower and slower... but last night i tried to delete the whole folder and it was deleted but i think the virus was on my computer till now... what about it?...

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April 29, 2010 at 06:18:43
Hi there,

Make sure that you have running only one Anti-Virus in your machine. Running more than one Anti-Virus, may affect your machine.

You can go for Avast or Avg.
After scanning your system, try cleaning Malwares, adwares etc..
You can go for Malwarebytes, Remove it pro, Trojan remover, Hitman pro etc.. After Cleaning your system with tose applications, clean your system using CCleaner.

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April 29, 2010 at 07:53:53
If you don't know it is virus or not upload file for analysis


It will be scanned by 40 top antiviruses and give you a result.

The easiest free tool you can use to scan your PC is MalwareBytes

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April 30, 2010 at 01:54:32
thanks for the advise! and i should leave only one anti-virus? well ill do it! thankyou very much!

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April 30, 2010 at 01:58:20
And by the way i just upload an Malwarebytes to remove a malware on my computer. And my anti-virus that im using right now is Avira Anti-virus. Thats all and thanks again

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April 30, 2010 at 03:02:45

If you don't know it is virus or not upload file for analysis

<a href="http://www.virustotal.com/</i>" target="_blank">http://www.virustotal.com/

Thank you so much for the link :-)

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April 30, 2010 at 05:34:42
XxshaninaxX - Avira and Malwarebytes is enough to protect home PC. You can be patient with this. Installing more and more antiviruses will make it worse.

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May 1, 2010 at 23:59:05
oh i see is that so? well thanks again! ^_^

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