Re: Re: Virus, Attn: Patricia Brooks
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: Virus, Attn: Patricia Brooks
- From: "Carol Fisher" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 00:18:59 -0400
Try www.dogpile.com. search engine a great megasearch engine. type in
AVGAntiviris 4th or 5th search engine down will take you to the free
download page. AVg also found a Trojan back door and eliminated it
Carol Fisher zone 4 sand Mio MI northern Mi USA
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2001 19:29
Subject: [iris-talk] Re: Virus, Attn: Patricia Brooks
> Thanks, Glenn. My server tech told me about AVG, but I couldn't find
> it using any of the search engines. Do you have a website name? I
> bought Norton 2002, and it updates automatically, or so it says.
> Lately I NEVER get into Outlook Express without Norton telling me one
> or more of the e-mail are infected. It keeps telling me it can't
> repair, do I want to quarantine? I say yes, and apparently that
> takes care of it, though my server tech said those quarantined virus
> can still come back and infect.
> Thanks for your help, everybody! Iris lovers are such good people,
> don't you find?
> Patricia Brooks
> --- In iris-talk@y..., Glenn Simmons <glenn_simmons@j...> wrote:
> > On Fri, 30 Nov 2001 19:22:33 -0000 pbrooks@w... writes:
> > > I got a virus on my Outlook Express which Norton said came from
> > >
> > > and Bruce Loberg through iris-talk. So far it hasn't been able
> > > clean/delete/repair any of these waves of viruses I've been
> > > So I quarantee them, though my server tech service says this
> > > really get rid of them and they can cause trouble down the line.
> > >
> > > The worst seems to have attacked the file
> > > 132.exe. They said, "It is still infected with the
> > > virus." I had told them to quarantee it, but as I said, I'm not
> > > that really takes care of the thing.
> > >
> > > I don't know how I keep getting these, since I don't open any e-
> > > from anyone I don't know, and would surely not open ANY
> > >
> > > Sigh.
> > >
> > > Patricia Brooks
> > >
> > Patricia,
> > I guess you saw my letter to the group a couple days ago concerning
> > virus I received. If you are having trouble you might like to try
> > the software I use, it is called AVG and can be downloaded at no
> > from www.grisoft.com . These viruses are nasty things and I really
> > the people sending these things out would have their own computers
> > infected with them and be unable to clear them off but that is
> > wishful thinking. :) I have been using computers since 1978 and
> on the
> > internet since 1991 and I have tried all the big named virus
> > packages like Norton and Symantec and so far I really think AVG
> > better than anything else I have tried. Pat, AVG is free and they
> > their software very regularly (like 2 or more times a month for the
> > 6 months or so) and you will receive update notices through email
> and all
> > updates are free too. When you receive an update notice all you
> have to
> > do is click on "UPDATE" and the software automatically downloads the
> > update, installs it and all you have to do is reboot your computer
> > the installation is complete. During the last 3 years I have been
> > AVG it has not missed a single virus that has arrived at my computer
> > through email. I also use a second virus software package called
> > that works in conjunction with my AVG. VCatch works primarily on
> > every email that arrives here is scanned by AVG and VCatch and like
> > said, so far none has managed to get through (keeping my fingers
> > crossed)! :)
> > If you are having problems getting re-infected with viruses then you
> > might want to try these that I use. However, the most important
> > concerning viruses detection software is keeping it updated with
> the most
> > current virus definitions! This is very important Patricia!
> > Have a good day,
> > Glenn
> > Glenn & Linda & Matthew Simmons, Springfield, Missouri, Climate
> Zone 6
> > USA
> > mailto:glenn_simmons@j...
> > mailto:glenn_simmons@p...
> > mailto:glennsimmons@n...
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