Dos Alureon.A Nightmare
This is one nasty little critter. Just quickly, the bottom line is, don’t stuff around. Nuke It! Kill It! ASAP! If you are still running a Microsoft based machine, save yourself the time and Wipe Your Boot Sector and Start Again!
One Tough Little Critter
The DOS version, not the WIN32 version that runs within WindowZz, was unfixable. Nothing worked against it; no anti-virus, no online scan, no anti-malware or anti-spyware worked. Using administrator mode was ineffective. Manual cleaning didn’t work, and neither did File Unlocker against the permission locks protecting Dos Alureon.A.
DOS Alureon.A is an advanced virus / root kit that hides in the boot sector of windows installed hard drives, making it very difficult to find or even access. But, to make things worse, if you do find it, usually, DOS Alureon.A appears as a LOCKED file, so it is almost impossible to Continue reading »