RemovingWrench.e virus

  nedrick 15:52 12 May 2003

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.


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

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