Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Durad, Apr 23, 2010.
What are you trying to refer with Generic Desinfection?
Is it Generic signatures?
I guess that the question is about avira generic disinfection feature.
Most AVs use generic disinfection these days don't they?
Simplest example... after detecting malware, search certain parts of the registry for the same malware (filename/location) and tasks and remove the entries/files.
you cant clean up an infected system!
Help: I Got Hacked. Now What Do I Do?
I would agree with "You can't clean every infected system!"
admitted - you can clean up some rogues.
in general i prefer any backup/image - its faster
also wiser to have
But not always possible and present .
i know - at that state i recommend a backup of present system,
install from scratch and get data and other important (clean!)
settings back from backup. then create a new backup.
otherwise the problem still exists that the computer can not be trusted.
on the other hand some can think about a new safety configuration,
the old failed.
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