OF CIH VIRUS
Virus Name : W95/CIH
Alias : W95.CIH, PE_CIH
Virus type : PE
level : Low
A more dangerous and
deadly virus called "CIH" has spread
rapidly and remains dormant in many computers.
This virus will wake up or get activated on 26th
of April and it will damage the motherboard and
the hard disk. The damage caused could be extreme
The computer motherboards
manufactured in the last few years store their
BIOS on a flash ROM chip which are rewritable.
The CIH virus directly attacks the code stored in
the flash ROM chip and makes the computer
In certain motherboard
the BIOS chip are replaceable and solution is
possible by inserting a new chip. However in most
of the cases the BIOS chip is soldered to the
motherboard and there is no solution except to
replace the motherboard which could be expensive.
If the Flash BIOS is write-protected by jumper
set then the CIH virus will delete all the data
stored on hard disk, which puts every computer at
risk irrespective of the BIOS layout.
At present there are 15
known versions of CIH virus which destroys the
motherboard and hard disk. The first and second
version will drop its payload on 26th April. The
third version strikes on 26th June and the fourth
version on the 26th of every month. These four
variants are frequently reported in the wild.
How can I protect my
Solo has incorporated Win95/CIH in its
signature file to protect users from this virus
attack. Solo antivirus registered users are
already protected from this virus. Make sure that
you have installed registered version of Solo
Antivirus to protect your system from all virus
to remove Win95/CIH virus?
you are already infected with this virus, you can
remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus
software. Solo antivirus can detect and
remove Win95/CIH safely.
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