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Ok, I Am To Understand That MBAM Will Not Be Able To Remove This Infection From My PC. That's Not Too Big Of A Deal, Most Of My Media Is Backed Up Onto An External HD Of One Kind Or Another.

My Only Concern Is That Most Is Not All. I Shoot Video Of Local Bands And Artists Here In Seattle, Just For Fun, And Between My Last Backup Session And The Worm.Parite Infection I Have Some New Video Projects In The Works.

I Have Updated MBAM Everyday, Rescan, And Worm.Parite Will Either Have 1 File Or A Bunch (297 One Time). If I Remove As Many As Possible Before It Replicates, What Are The Chances That Plugging In My External And Backing Up The Last Of My Media Will Result In The External (Or My Reformatted PC) Being Infected Further?

Any Information Is Appreciated!

Cheers!

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It's pretty risky. First off, make certain that you have all Windows Updates installed before you attempt it, second, you should disable autoplay/autorun for all external media, including external hard drives as described here.

Then I'd recommend scanning the drive with an up to date antivirus to verify that none of the files on the drive are infected.

During this entire process, make certain that you do NOT open any files on the external drive, because if they are infected, they could infect your system when you run them.

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kyussgreen:

If this is a Parite virus then you need to make sure ALL media that's been used with the infected computer gets scanned by your anti virus software (not to be confused with anti malware software) such as CD's, thumb/flash drives, external hard disks, etc.

NOTE: If you burned a CD/DVD while infected and an anti virus scan shows that it has infected files, then all you can do is destroy that CD/DVD.

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