New pc.. Same old viruses

By --Timmy--
Mar 4, 2007
  1. Hey..

    recently brought a brand spanking new pc.. Hooked up to old modem and within 5 minutes.. Viruses were back..

    Heres the logs

    Thanks :)
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your system is absolutely riddled with nasties.

    You`re not running any antivirus or firewall software, which is foolish to say the least. If you don`t have any firewall software and you connect to the net, your system can be hacked and infected within seconds.

    I suggest you you download the following programmes and burn them to cd.

    AVG free or Avast antivirus programmes.

    Zonealarm or Kerio free firewall programmes.

    Spybot Search & Destroy.

    Ad-Aware se personal.

    Spyware Blaster.

    AVG Antispyware.


    Disconnect from the net and format your hard drive. reinstall Windows, then install the whichever firewall programme you chose. Reconnect to the net and install any drivers you need.

    Run Windows updates and install sp2. Install whichever Antivirus programme you chose and run the antivirus updates, followed by whatever programmes/software you want.

    Read this thread HERE. Hopefully, it`ll help you to keep your system more secure and stop this from happening again.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of --Timmy-- only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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