Sober prevents download

Discussion in 'Other ESET Home Products' started by richardb92, Jun 29, 2009.

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  1. richardb92

    richardb92 Registered Member

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    I have a friend's computer that is behaving strangely
    So I ran the ESET online scan and it found Sober and says that to remove it I must download the install file.
    However when I click on the download button a page opens called About:blank
    What is the problem and how do I fix it?
    Thanks
     
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    Hello richardb92,

    If ASpace's and Brambb's suggestions don't work you could download the Trial version to a different machine and transfer it over on a flash drive or by burning it to a CD.

    If installing the current version of ESET is disallowed after transferring you could always try installing 2.7 in Safe Mode and then scan.

    ESET detected many of Sober's variants heuristically when they were first released so updating might not even be necessary if that's a problem. It's worth a shot anyway.

    BFG
     
  5. Brummelchen

    Brummelchen Registered Member

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    cleaning tools - much useless in most situations.
    And if you read the facts its better to save important data a setup up a clean system (with format) again.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sober_worm

    even microsoft wrote that an infected system cannot be cleand.
     
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