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    Default Sample.exe

    I am getting a message about stopping SAMPLE.EXE when I shut down my machine.
    All the message boards point to a worm called W32.Nimba and I have run the removal tool from Symantec (Fix Tool 2.0.5).
    It says that the worm is not present.
    I have run full virus checks on Zone Alarm and there are no alerts.
    SAMPLE.EXE does not appear on my Task Manager so it does not seem to be there.
    Does anybody know what this is?
    Is it a worm?
    In which case how can I remove it as ZoneAlarm is not picking it up.

    Operating System:Windows XP Pro
    Software Version:7.0
    Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite

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    Join Date
    Nov 2004

    Default Re: Sample.exe

    Hi!Was ZA installed before of after the infection?Was ZA shutdown for any reasons?Which version are you running (go to the ZA icon near the clock, right click with the mouse --> about)? ZA should detect it, unless your AV is corruptedSee here for a description of SAMPLE.EXE and how to remove it.,Fax

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