Help - I think I have a virus!

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by orangezorki, Nov 26, 2006.

  1. orangezorki macrumors 6502a

    Aug 30, 2006

    Up till now, my mac pro has been working fine in both OSX and XP. However, now a couple of wierd things are happening in XP. Firstly, when I extract zip files, the process is incredibly slow. And now, when I do a virus scan with AVG, it just counts up the time, but remains at 0 files scanned. I've tried reinstalling it, but that doesn't help.

    Any ideas? Do I have a virus?

  2. harveypooka macrumors 65816

    Feb 24, 2004
    So it's just XP that's being weird? Just re-partition and re-install! The joys of having BootCamp!
  3. someguy macrumors 68020


    Dec 4, 2005
    Still here.
    If no one here minds me saying so, take it to forums. They have a Cyber Safety forum that is second to none. I was a security advisor there for quite a while, needless to say I became fed up with fixing so many nearly irreparable Windows machines.

    They should fix you right up, just DON'T tell them you are using Windows on a Mac. Keep things simple and just tell them your PC has been acting up. :)
  4. Pistol Pete macrumors 6502a

    Pistol Pete

    Jan 6, 2005
    So Cal

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