If infected computers cannot detect the worm, how can you check if you are indeed infected?
Here is one sure way to know if your computer is clean or not.
Make sure that you can access and connect to Google, Cnet.com, Abiel Online, then you need to make sure that you can also access the web sites of Microsoft like http://www.live.com, http://www.microsoft.com and security or anti-virus company such as TrendMicro, Symantec, McAfee, Lavasoft, AVG Anti-virus and Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Also if you can update your Windows operating system then you should be clean.
But you you cannot access any of those site then you are already infected. If this that is the case, then you may want to consider these steps to clean your computer. A detailed instructions can be seen/printed/followed at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-removal/remove-downadup-conficker
Of course the last resort will always be backing up all your important files then reformating your computer and reinstall Windows from scratch.
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Last modified: March 31, 2009