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mIRC has locked up my machine #14225 05/03/03 08:18 PM
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I need someone to explain to me, how a machine that does not receive emails, was freshly built using windows 2000 pro.. has all of the sudden gotten mIRC on it.... and to top it off, this machine is extreemly important, and has valuable data on it, and this software is now preventing normal boot up.. in fact, it will not allow me to start explorer... and stops the boot process cold. I need to know how to get rid of this unwanted software.

Re: mIRC has locked up my machine #14226 05/03/03 08:28 PM
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Have a look at this thread.


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Re: mIRC has locked up my machine #14227 05/03/03 10:37 PM
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Thanks,

I will try to get the fix for the trojan.. but since its stopping the boot process.... what it does is times out trying to find mIRC servers.. then defaults to a blank page.. I can get to some programs through the task manager, I will see if I can put the fix on a floppy... Thanks,

Zach


Re: mIRC has locked up my machine #14228 05/03/03 11:21 PM
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email isnt the only way to get these trojans, could have been thru downloading something or clicking on an infected url.
as well as the thread Poppy suggested, vasil's link in this thread may interest you.


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Re: mIRC has locked up my machine #14229 05/03/03 11:40 PM
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Thanks..
I understand the ways to get the trojan viruses.. but the strange thing about this whole deal is, I had just built that machine... and connected it to a switch, as well as a link to the outside.... but nobody has access to that machine except me, and I have never browsed the internet... or received email on it, thats what was so strange, thanks for the link, I will look into it for sure.