RemovingWrench.e virus

  nedrick 15:52 12 May 2003
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My MS-Word 2000 files have become infencted with the Wrench.e virus. I checked around the web and found out a lot about it and used McAfee to clean the infected files but every time I open another Word document, they become infected again. The virus itself does very little but is an annoyance and I was wondering how to totally remove it and not just clean certain documents.

  struggle8 15:59 12 May 2003

have you tryed disabling system back up first

  struggle8 16:01 12 May 2003

sorry system restore then remove virus then reboot

  nedrick 16:09 12 May 2003

Could you please explain system restore.

Thank you.

  VoG™ 16:24 12 May 2003

Sisable System Restore click here

  VoG™ 16:27 12 May 2003

From McAfee

This virus uses SR1 compatible method of infection by writing a temp file to the hard drive as "c:\ascii.vxd" in order to store the virus source code and transfer to new host documents and templates. The infection process occurs during opening of infected documents and templates.

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Check if you have this file which would indicate that you are still infected.

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