Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2004 13:52:00 +0100 From: Colin Stamp <colinnospamp.plus.com> Subject: Re: Xenon 2
On Sun, 08 Aug 2004 13:27:14 GMT, Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamccueuesizefitterwruovweswernuao.com> wrote: > > >mrlipring wrote: >> >> <garycameronnospamail.com> wrote in message >> news:O6lRc.186$ey6.75nospamfe6-gui.ntli.net... >> > Quite simpily the best shootemup ever! >> > http://www.tomhayesproductions.com/xenon2.zip >> > >> >> It was terrible at the time. Sluggish controls for one. >> >> Salamander, side arms, gradius, parodius, 1942, they ALL piss on xenon 2. I >> loved the bitmaps, but xenon was wank. >> >> And this is pretty damn off topic. Virus, is it? > >You must be the first person on usenet that has replied to this. It might >well be a virus, who knows? But since it has been posted all over the place, >it is probably a virus. The zip is the clue; never touch a zip unless you >already know what it is. Zip files can be self starting, in which case >clicking on the URL is no different to clicking on an .exe . Found this on another group.... >Yes, it's a virus or trojan. Installs itself as >%SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\msconfigs.exe >Task manager will show a running process called msconfigs.exe. End the >process and go and delete the file. > >Run regedit and go to: > >HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run > >Then remove the entry called VirusScanner. > >Not sure why my NOD32 didn't get it, and it's a novell one this - the >archive actually looks like a game.