folders renamed and not displaying correctly

  lahorie 11:43 14 Jun 2004

Hi all

All my windows folders have been renamed to %ThisFolderName% and will not dosplay correctly, i.e only have the icons can be seen and have to scroll down to see everything else.

I have done varioius virus scans which ahve found the startpa -S virus.

I have tried to clean but keeps coming back and alters my IE settings as well.

I have run Adaware plus, spybot s+d and spywarebalster with no luck.

I have downloaded and run the Sophos way of deleting this virus with no luck.

Adwatcher has picked up 5000 entires since this started of startpa -s trying to change registry entires.

Can these two be linked and how can i solve please.


  Fruit Bat 14:41 14 Jun 2004

Virus keeps returning via your system restore points.

Switch off system restore (this will lose all you restore points todate). Run your virus scanner and clean files run adaware spybot etc. So now you have a clean system.

Switch system restore back on and make a new restore point.

Virus should not now come back.


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