Help me please!

Discussion in 'Techie Discussion' started by -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby, Jan 16, 2004.

  1. -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby

    -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby Fledgling Freddie

    damn this is annoying me, just built my first system up a few minutes ago and got it up and running...... the problem is everytime i try downloading any files or anything, it comes on screen with an automatic shutdown warning about the RPC does anybody know what it is, why the hell its doing it and how i stop it!?
  2. Dubbs

    Dubbs Fledgling Freddie

    Blaster worm I think. It's taking advantage of the RPC vulnerability. Go onto M$ or websites for cure and cleanup. I'd advise making sure you have a decent firewall on you machine or router in future as they stop it from happening in the first place (when configured properly of course :) )
  3. .Wilier.

    .Wilier. One of Freddy's beloved


    That should cure it.
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  4. -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby

    -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby Fledgling Freddie

    aye thats what it was, i knew nothing bout it, jus built the comp up from scratch, went online and got nailed by the fucker
  5. Clown

    Clown Part of the furniture

    Yeh, when I completely stripped my other computer and put it on the network, it had that blaster virus straight away :(

    At least I knew how to fix it, and what it was (there was a massive scare a few months earlier)
  6. RandomBastard

    RandomBastard Can't get enough of FH

    I'm always behind a router and a firewall so ive never even seen what the popup looks like. Even when i went online to redownloaed the firewall after a reformat :p
  7. fatbusinessman

    fatbusinessman Fledgling Freddie

    Mmm, Linux... :)
  8. RandomBastard

    RandomBastard Can't get enough of FH

    ahhh can it linux dont play meh games
  9. fatbusinessman

    fatbusinessman Fledgling Freddie

    Nah, doesn't play mine either. That's partly why I run a dual-boot system.
  10. TheJkWhoSaysNi

    TheJkWhoSaysNi One of Freddy's beloved

    I really dont see the point in dual booting. I couldn't be bothered to reboot just to play a game. Windows isn't as bad as people make out anyway.
  11. Scooba da Bass

    Scooba da Bass Fledgling Freddie

    Please just delete your post otherwise you'll have two pages of *nix zealots ranting to you about how much easier it is to command line everything.
  12. wyrd_fish

    wyrd_fish Fledgling Freddie

    as much as i hate to admit it, he does have a point...

    most people dislike micorsoft for its monopolising ways...

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