double click

  [DELETED] 22:54 20 Dec 2003

I have had a virus called torvil.c,got most things
working again but when i double click on a folder
it opens a search results page ,I have to right click and open to get in.
I have tried the folder options but no joy

  [DELETED] 23:05 20 Dec 2003

Have you deleted the registry entry as at the bottom of [email protected]" title="[email protected]" TARGET="_new">click here

  [DELETED] 23:05 20 Dec 2003

I should know better by now click here

  [DELETED] 23:13 20 Dec 2003

the regedit will not run

  [DELETED] 23:20 20 Dec 2003

This suggests that you may not have got rid of the virus since it disables regedit click here

If you have Windows ME or XP you need to disable System Restore click here

Which anti-virus did you use to try to remove it?

  [DELETED] 12:40 21 Dec 2003

switched off system restore rescanned with online scanner and it found the virus,it said uncleanable
but deleted the file now i'm locked out of everything exept the web.
When i boot up it says cant find rundll32.exe and

  Stuartli 12:45 21 Dec 2003

Go into Safe Mode and run System File Checker (SFC) by typing SFC into Run.

SFC should find the missing or corrupted files and prompt you to reinstall them.

I can't find any references to smssau.exe

  [email protected]@m 13:14 21 Dec 2003

Shouldn't that be sfc /scannow (with a space)?

  [DELETED] 13:19 21 Dec 2003

smssau.exe is probably the virus. It sound like the error you get when the virus has gone but the start up command is still there.

whitejoefish - Start Menu, Run... Type MSCONFIG and hit enter. StartUp tab, find the entry that referrs to smssau.exe and uncheck it.

Reboot and message shouldn't appear.

  Stuartli 13:37 21 Dec 2003

Nothing on the Symantec website re smssau.exe..

  [DELETED] 13:40 21 Dec 2003

it wont let me use run even in safe mode everything i try to open it says cant find?
could system32 be deactivated?

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