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Old 18 April 2006, 00:27   #1
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What's an Amiga/Generic virus?

Whilst backing up games from my harddrive to a DVD today, the McAfee virus alert kept popping up to tell me it had found the Amiga/Generic virus.

I played it safe with the first two alerts (don't copy - will delete later), until I noticed that there was a pattern with the warnings. ie. games with 'eagle' in the tiltle. Some Kick Off games also.

Has anyone encountered this before, and is there is such a virus?
Google only leads you to the McAfee site, which gives no detail whatsoever.

Thanks.
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Old 03 May 2006, 13:12   #2
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Possibly a string combination in an Amiga disk file matches a known virus on PC and MCAffee looks for that string. Contact them.
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Old 04 May 2006, 13:13   #3
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yeh my mcaffee detected a bunch of what it thought were viruses in my whdload games
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Old 08 May 2006, 23:34   #4
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ive only had 1 virus it was on the st the ghost virus all it did was reverse my mouse
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Old 09 May 2006, 02:10   #5
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McAfee is a pile-o-poo.
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Old 09 May 2006, 06:24   #6
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thats a crock of sh1t, mcafee OWNS

what do u use? norton? free avg crap??
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Old 09 May 2006, 11:36   #7
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eset NOD32 mate .. Like they say "Better. Faster. Smaller."
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