[CS-FSLUG] OT: Conficker and Virus Scanners

Eduardo Sánchez lists at sombragris.org
Wed May 27 18:58:11 CDT 2009

On Monday 25 May 2009 22.12.01 Timothy Butler wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 	Has anyone on here dealt with Conficker cleaning? Someone decided to
> remove the anti-virus on a computer at church, and it appears to be a
> mess with that delightful little virus.
> 	So, the first question I have is, if you've dealt with Conficker, did
> you have any success cleaning a system without reformatting? I've read
> mixed reports.
> 	Second, I'm not terribly thrilled with most AV software I've worked
> with in recent years. Anyone have one you really like not only for
> accuracy but also being a non-resource hog?
> 	Thanks,
> 		Tim

I have no experience with Conflicker cleaning, thankfully. However, the 
Windows guy we usually consult with recommends NOD32/ESET as being great on 
both accuracy and resource economy.



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