Possible virus on my Desire?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stretch3144, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. stretch3144

    stretch3144 Member
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    Hi all. Everytime I plug my Desire into either of my PCs, I get a warning from Norton 360 saying that it (the Desire) is infected with a virus called VBS.Runauto. Having checked the details of this supposed virus, it appears to be in the Google folder. Has anyone else had this problem, and is there a way to "ignore" it or safely remove it without causing problems?
    Thanks.
     

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  2. georgio2525

    georgio2525 New Member
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    have you installed the free or pro version of the antivirus that exists on the android market?
     
  3. Yenzehn

    Yenzehn Well-Known Member
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    Also, try having it scanned as an external drive.

    While android itself can't be affected by a virus, it can be a carrier just like any external HDD or flash stick.
     
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