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Virus Name  : WYX

Alias             : WYX Boot, WYX.A, WYX.B

Virus type    : Boot Virus

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     WYX is a boot sector and partition table infector virus. It uses floppy disks to infect other PCs. If you accidentally switch on the PC with an infected disk, it will infect Partition table and Boot sector of Hard disk. It spreads on DOS, and Windows environments. Some times it failed to replicate in Windows environment and damages the data.

                     It is a semi polymorphic stealth virus and it uses standard infection techniques to infect boot sectors. There is no destructive payload in this virus but it slow downs the system speed. The base memory will be reduced by 2KB or 4KB.

                     WYX boot stores the original boot information and remaining virus code at the end of the first cylinder in Hard disks. In case of floppy disks it stores the original information, and virus code at the end of root directory.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated  WYX in its signature file to protect users from this virus attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this virus. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats. It is advisable to change the boot dirve option to "C Drive" in machine start setup.

How to remove WYX virus?

                                        If you are already infected with this virus, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

                   Solo anti-virus not only scans for all viruses, it contains a unique System Integrity Checker to protect you from New Internet Worms, Backdoors and malicious VB, Java Scripts. It also effectively removes all existing Internet Worms, File viruses, malicious VB, Java scripts, Trojans, Backdoors, boot sector, partition table and macro viruses.

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