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SAS creates file with virus while scanning Windows 98 SE

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I'm running Windows 98 SE. After I run SAS there is a file created:

Windows/Win386.swp. The real swap file is in c:, not Windows directory.

When Avast scans it finds this file has malware. Usually it's a trojan. Today Avast named the file DC390.Swp but my directory listing said Win386.swp. Avast said this file is infected with Win32:AutoRun-AKO[wm].

I looked at my Windows directory before I did the SAS scan and immediately after the scan, and the file was not there before but it was there after.

This has happened about 4 times now and the name of the malware is always different. Last time it was Win32:Dialer-DW[trj].

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When Avast scans it finds this file has malware. Usually it's a trojan. Today Avast named the file DC390.Swp but my directory listing said Win386.swp.

All .SWP files are what we call windows Swap which uses is like CACHE in windows 98 and Windows is what uses that. So it isn't SAS fault, there is probable root kits on that system because of how old it is. Should get a Linux system going on that system because of how out dated the system is. Microsoft isn't even updating that system anymore!!

Hope this helps!!

If you want to install a easy linux distro check out Kubuntu:

http://www.kubuntu.org/ It's Free

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