[ddots-l] Re: OT? Virus help needed

Gord: Do you have trend Micro on your computer dedicated to audio?  Does it
slow up any functions?  John Fioravanti
----- Original Message -----
From: Gordon Kent <dbmusic@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 12:12 AM
Subject: [ddots-l] Re: OT? Virus help needed


> I think you should spring for a commercial AV program.  I personally use
> trend micro and it has been good for me for several years now.  They have
a
> 5 site license which is what I have.
> Gord
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Phil Halton" <philhalt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "ddots-l" <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 10:43 PM
> Subject: [ddots-l] OT? Virus help needed
>
>
> > hello list,
> >
> > I believe my daw has a virus and would like to hear any and all
> > suggestions as to how to proceed.
> >
> > I have AVG free edition installed on the DAW, and in response to some
> > screwy computer behavior lately, I ran a scan.tonight--the results are
as
> > follows:
> >
> > AVG immediately reports that my Partition table, Boot sector,
> > DosKernal.exe, and User32.dll have all changed--not good!
> >
> > The scan continues, and when finished, AVG says "no problems found" Huh?
> > No problems? what ddoes it consider a problem if not those things?
> >
> > Finally, after reading the test results report, I close out AVG , and it
> > crashes telling me that something bad happened  and it has to go bye bye
> > now.
> >
> > So, In your collective informed opinions is this as bad as it sounds?  I
> > don't think AVG can actually detect any specific problem beyond the fact
> > that these vital areas have changed--but that's enough to flag a serious
> > problem in my book.  Should I ignore AVG's report of no problems and
> > assume the worst here?
> >
> > How would suggest I proceed from here?
> >
> > All help appreciated
> >
> >
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