Subject: Re: Virus 'IDP.Program.D1B0A5C0' Detected In'CocoDiskUtilityPack v1.0.10.Zip' During Install
Date: Friday 3rd August 2012 02:45:51 UTC (over 5 years ago)
Hi, Well, my HTPC goes into a BSOD loop when real time monitoring is turned on with Microsoft Security Essentials. I have not had the time to track that problem down. So it is at risk. But I can reinstall the OS and the rest of the software in 3 - 4 hours and the only critical file is backed up each day to my NAS. My wireless router is a great one at protection. My ISP, Earthlink is watching for virus and it has been nine months since it told me about one it detected and the known spam count is now so low that it is in the single digits for the ~ 10 days period it reports. The downloads of files are all done with my Vista laptop which Microsoft Security Essential is protecting. Plus I am good at recognizing what not to do. So, good router, good ISP, firewall on, Microsoft Security Essentials and my experience all add up to one virus about twenty years ago when I turned a firewall off to try and get networking working. I am using Microsoft Security Essentials because I now consider myself to be at low risk and I want a light load on my system. AVG started to use too much of my resources so it was a goner. Microsoft Security Essentials is free and if you keep your computer up to date with Windows Upgrade and use common sense you should be fine. Make sure to run the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool each month. The only thing that would help more is to switch to a Ukraine keyboard. I posted a link to a video that told me a lot by not saying much. Revolutionaries: Worm: The First Digital World War http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fJwbckDmD0 They said a lot by not saying much, and they are in the know. (Conficker) Bottom line, do regular backups just in case with any protection. This laptop, every day at 6 PM to my NAS. I have done ~ 15 OS installs in the last 15 months trying to track down a problem that only I have and only six people at Microsoft would understand. So I can bring any of my computers back up very quickly. I know this is not the simple answer you want, there is no surefire protection. CoCoDskUtil I got direct from the author in Venezuela so I knew that there was no problem before I started the testing after reading your post. His initial download source I would not touch!!! SHF ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kip Koon"