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Virus Profile: Y2KGame

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 12/1/1999
Date Added: 12/13/1999
Origin: N/A
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: E-mail
DAT Required: N/A

Virus Characteristics

This is game program named Y2KGame.exe. It is 1,830,672 bytes in size with a green diamond icon with the letters 'NVD'. Someone has grossly misinterpreted this game to be a computer virus, possibly out of fear or by misconceptions of what a computer virus is. The game as distributed from the software maker is not infected. The distribution site for this game is a company known as NStorm.

Although the file as distributed by the author can be stated to not contain a virus, the same does not hold true for the game program distributed among internet users. Files shared always increase the chance that the file could contain a virus - if there are any doubts and you cannot attest 100% for the validity of the file, always obtain a copy from the source.

Removal Instructions

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