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HELP me i have mirc virus??? #84629 30/05/04 06:38 PM
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When i'm online in mirc, a page pops up something ebay stuff?? thats virus! how do i remove this virus? have tried online scan and re-installed mirc?

Re: HELP me i have mirc virus??? #84630 30/05/04 06:53 PM
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If you are getting advertisements popping up then it's more likely 'spyware'. Try running anti-spyware programs, a few suggestions are listed here aswell as tips for staying safe in the future. I recommend you read all of that post.

Spyware is most commonly gained from installing certain programs on your computer, most notably KaZaa and iMesh, two file sharing programs. They tend to cover them up with a nice phrase such as "free advertisements" - don't download them, don't install them. You could also get it just by opening emails or filling out online forms. Downloading mp3s or movies from warez sites that claim to have the latest warez files (they don't).

If you think it's definitely a *virus* though (there's a difference between viruses and spyware) then run 2-3 virus scanners and a couple of trojan scanners too. Running only one is not always affective in cleaning your computer. Are you sending any advertisements to other users? Are you getting kicked from channels for 'spamming' or advertising? If not, an 'mIRC virus' is less likely.

Make sure that in future you do not click on URLs that promise you "free porn" or type anything that promises "free ops". Also, don't accept any files from people that you do not know.

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Re: HELP me i have mirc virus??? #84631 30/05/04 08:51 PM
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If you're using Windows 2000 or XP you might also look Here


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Re: HELP me i have mirc virus??? #84632 03/06/04 10:27 PM
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you also might have the 'catch url' option on...

options > irc > catcher


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Fant ut at det var IRC.Backdoor.Trojan virus? #84633 04/06/04 12:45 AM
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Takk for alle svarene smile etter litt onlinescaning fant jeg ut at jeg hadde IRC.Backdoor.Trojan virus
men klarer ikke rense det ?

Translated by Krejt; Thanks for all answers smile after some online scanning I found I have the IRC.Backdoor.Trojan virus but didnt manage to clean it?

Last edited by Krejt; 04/06/04 08:06 AM.