Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Filler


The Filler virus uses the "extra track" method to hide the virus code, storing the rest of the virus code and the original boot sector on track 40. Its effects are not known, but it may affect programs in some way.

Note: If this virus is found only during memory scanning, you're probably just seeing a false positive caused by the Central Point Antivirus or Microsoft Antivirus. Remove CPAV or MSAV and try again.


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.


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