Here's how to remove Anna

Infected users can remove the virus in two ways. You can download an "Anna Kournikova" software update from your antivirus vendor. Running this update will automatically remove the virus. If you do not have an antivirus solution you may wish to try one of the below listed sites for further information:

Computer Associates (http://www.cai.com)

PC World subscribers and readers please note that we are giving away a FREE version of CA's InoculateIT antivirus solution in February's edition of the magazine, on sale now. To get a free download of the Kournikova patch simply go to the CA Web site after you have installed the software.

McAfee (http://www.mcafee.com)

Online scanning and repair at VirusScan Online (Requires a McAfee.com Clinic subscription (currently free for two-week trial!))

New signature file for McAfee VirusScan at http://download.mcafee.com/box_products.asp

Sophos (http://www.sophos.com)

Sophos has virus identity files for Sophos Anti-Virus available at http://www.sophos.com/downloads/ide/index.html

Symantec - (http://www.symantec.com.au)

Manual updates for Symantec's Norton AntiVirus are available from http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/download.html

Trend Micro (http://www.antivirus.com)

Updated virus pattern file #707: http://www.antivirus.com/download/pattern.asp

Free online scanning at http://housecall.antivirus.com

Or you can manually do it yourself. On your PC go to the Start button then Run and type Regedit. Open HKEY_CURRENT_USER. Click on Software and then delete either OnTheFly or OnTheFly\mailed. This is the name of the virus file in your Windows Registry. The virus should now be removed.

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