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CoREYZOMBiE

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yeahh, so i downloaded ATF Cleaner, and a day or two later, my computer was royaly infested
with the W32/Virut.AI/Generic virus (or the death virus) from what i've read its incurable.



i suggest removing the link from your site.

Edited by BHowett, 20 February 2009 - 05:54 PM.
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I assure you our downloads are clean. We would not host a download that we couldn't trust. I use ATF Cleaner frequently and just downloaded the other day with no problems. I suggest you look elsewhere for the source of your infection, unless you feel you can prove that we infected you?
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Thanks for reporting a suspected infection in one of our downloads. I just uploaded the file to a couple of online file scanning sites. No infections were found, and the MD5 checksum matched previous scans of the same filename (atfcleaner.exe). Our file is clean of virut, and other malware infections.

Virut (Virux) is a very nasty file infector virus. Which means it attempts (and often succeeds) at quickly infecting every .exe file (and others) on a system. Which makes it very difficult to identify where the infection originated. It's also become all too popular in the last few weeks. It is one of the few infections where we recommend you format and reinstall. Unless caught immediately, removal is almost always futile. The good news is that a number of antivirus software applications are adding it to their detections, and may prevent it from installing. Another reason to run an antivirus application, and keep it updated.
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your right, i pointed fingers at the first thing my scan found was infected.

unfortunately, it completely destroyed my computer.

my C: drive is pretty much non existent now.

this virus is defiantly nothing to play with.

i learn from my mistakes,
and warn others to keep their scans updated.
:)

this virus took control, and ran its course through my computer in a day.
:)

the writer of this code is amazing..
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Honestly, it's a real shame that happened - it is really nasty. I hope you didn't lose anything critical and get back up and running again soon.
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unfortunately that computer got the best of my anger, and is now basically scraps. the monitor
wouldn't even come on when i turned the computer back on, so i stuck my foot through the side glass.
:)
luckily i have a lap top
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