AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-25-2011
Message 1 of 4 (4,656 Views)


4656 Views, 3 Replies
10-25-2011 04:22 AM

I am searching for a solution to this virus:


It copy itself next to every dwg file that opens with an infected autocad.

it looks like the dwg file itself also carry the virus inside, that is how I got it in the first place.


My problem is this:

in google, every search for "acad.fas", returns solutions to removing "acad.vlx" !!!


There is not a single file acad.vlx in my computer.


help plz :smileyfrustrated:



P.S. :  I attached a copy of my acad.fas for anyone intrested to study it. Just plz be careful with it. to attach it, i had to change the format to .txt.



Edited by

*Expert Elite*
Posts: 23,326
Registered: ‎11-06-2003
Message 2 of 4 (4,621 Views)

Re: acad.fas

10-25-2011 09:00 AM in reply to: sha7in


Dean Saadallah Blog | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter | PINS
New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-25-2011
Message 3 of 4 (4,577 Views)

Re: acad.fas

10-27-2011 03:31 AM in reply to: pendean

I Will do,

But it looks like the Admin has erased my attached file from the discussion.

Thank you for THE ALERT, but I did alert everybody to be careful with the file, it was attached only for security professionals interest.

Since this acad.fas virus is working without any help from acad.vlx, it is important for the file to be studied.



          I was able to remove the virus using This software:

Trend Micro Internet Security Pro 2010


My autocad 2012 is crashing now and I have to reinstall it and see the result.

Valued Mentor
Posts: 474
Registered: ‎06-14-2010
Message 4 of 4 (4,568 Views)

Re: acad.fas

10-27-2011 05:16 AM in reply to: sha7in

Good to know. Thanks for the update. Glad you were able to get rid of the virus.



Steven Elliott

When I was a little bitty boy, my grandmother bought me a cute little toy. Silver bells hangin' on a string... she told me it was my ding-a-ling-a-ling!
Post to the Community

Have questions about Autodesk products? Ask the community.

New Post
Are You Going To Be @ AU 2014? Feel free to drop by our AU topic post and share your plans, plug a class that you're teaching, or simply check out who else from the community might be in attendance. Ohh and don't forgot to stop by the Autodesk Help | Learn | Collaborate booths in the Exhibit Hall and meet our community team if you get a chance!