Win32:Trojan-gen

  The Dazza 16:20 23 Oct 2004
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I have the above mentioned virus on windows me office 200 and it's bugging me. It's in C:\_RESTORE\ARCHIVE\FS66.CAB\A0013522.CPYI how can I get rid of it? I've read somewhere if you turn off system restore and run the antivirus again (Avast) this gets rid, is this true? If so how do I turn off system restore? Please help :o(

  VoG II 16:34 23 Oct 2004
  JohnC123 16:35 23 Oct 2004

To turn off Windows Restore in Win ME:- right click My Computer,on the desk top, then click Properties, Performance, File Setting at the bottom left, next click on Troubleshooting and at the bottom of the page you should see a box to disable System Restore.
John

  Diodorus Siculus 16:36 23 Oct 2004

As you suggest, the virus is in the system restore file.

click here to see how to turn it off.

  The Dazza 19:28 23 Oct 2004

I have disabled system restore and when I run AV it doesn't pick up a virus anymore. Is there no way I can remove the virus so I can still use system restore?

  VoG II 19:29 23 Oct 2004

By disabling System Restore, which effectively deletes all the restore points, you've removed the trojan.

Just turn System Restore back on again.

  The Dazza 19:31 23 Oct 2004

Can anyone tell me exactly what Adaware does? I have the program that I run every so often but I don't know in detail exactly what it does. Just interested!

  The Dazza 19:33 23 Oct 2004

Thanks VOG will do.

  VoG II 19:33 23 Oct 2004

click here explains and gives you the link to download ther latest version Ad-aware SE Personal 1.05.

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