Posted 23 July 2009 - 07:08 AM
A quick story;
I persued the results a bit and found that the detecton log said 'repaired(removed)'.
I then looked in the restore log which said 'quarantined' with a box next to it.
I checked on the box and 3 choices appeared; repair,restore + remove. Like a typical dumb novice I removed it hoping system restore could fix it. I knew, in the back of my head, it could not restore a file that was wrongly deleted so I cofess to outright stupidity and impulsiveness.
I did not like the trojan being in quaramtine as I thought malware should ultimately be attended to.
I ran a scan which was negative.
I removed McAfee with the uninstall tool and reinstalled it.
I have since run scans and there appears to be no problem with all my programs so maybe I got off the hook luckily.
A good thing came out of this. I had called Comcast + Mcafee because I saw on my Comcst homepage that Mcafee had a new vesion out. I called and they, Comcast + McAfee said it was not true. The version and builds I just downloade ARE new so I think I am better off than before. The new one runs better also. Fool's luck.
So, are you saying that when your virus program quarantines a trojan, you should leave it there permanently?
Please let me know and thank you.