Eee Box Shipped With Malware

"Asus low-cost PCs shipped in Japan contain a virus"

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Eee Box Shipped With Malware
 
Asus recently began shipping out their new low-cost Eee Box PC in Japan.  Unfortunately, customers will be getting more than they bargained for.  It seems that the secondary D: drive partition holds the "Recycled.exe" virus.  This worm is able to infect all external storage devices attached to the PC.
 
Asus has made an official apology and offered to replace the infected PCs with clean ones free of charge.  The infection can possibly be found on the following models:
 
Model numberUPC code
EEEBOXB202-B610839761807                   
EEEBOXB202-W610839761814
EBXB202BLK/VW161D610839530526
EBXB202WHT/VW161D-W         610839531202
EBXB202BLK/VK191T610839547753
 
In another report, it seems that Asus is blaming the China-based OEM that put together the PCs.  They have even gone so far as to threaten to move their orders to Foxconn, Pegatron, or other OEM providers.  At this time, the current OEM manufacturer is unknown.
 
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23-02-2009, 13:35:11

General_Chris
wow lol that doesnt even look like a antec 300 O_o did you mod it or something

23-02-2009, 13:39:41

Brooksie
no mods, just got some xilcence red fans and a fan controller :P, oh and my OC3D grill is screwed into it :p, but I never touched a drill with it :)

23-02-2009, 13:43:00

General_Chris

23-02-2009, 13:48:11

Brooksie
sweet, i was gonna go with the blue but aqua was out of stock :p, the red looks nice tho and blue is overused haha

23-02-2009, 13:50:40

General_Chris
yeah lol i blue is used way too much lol every rig i see has blue lol thats why i have white not many people have white leds lol i got only a fan controller for my cpu fan but ive heard the antec 300 cannot fit a gtx 260

23-02-2009, 14:23:20

Brooksie
my 8800gts fits fine, and i've seen a 3870 in one aswell.

11-12-2009, 14:39:27

Brooksie
Rather a drastic update, Samsung has gone (gave it to my brother :p) and I got his LG and my new Asus VH242H. Lav it. Oh and I have a elite now :)

21-12-2009, 03:10:29

AMDFTW
whats the Asus VH242Hlike
,i have its smaller brother are they like exactly the same

21-12-2009, 03:13:40

Msm2
Got 2 4850s in my 300. Some room too.

21-12-2009, 05:20:22

Brooksie

whats the Asus VH242Hlike
,i have its smaller brother are they like exactly the same



well apart from the screen size I don't really know.
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