Help with Downloader-RE trojan plz

  Zion_Lion 22:02 11 Jan 2005
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Hi all... thanks to my pesky cousin my pc has picked up a trojan called Downloader-RE.

System is XPpro running McAffe Virus Scan and Firewall, Spybot, SpywareBlaster and CW Shredder. Everything is up to date.

McAffe keeps kicking up this trojan but when I try to either clean, quarantine or delete the file I am told that 'the disk is write protected. The file can not be deleted'.
I have turned off System Restore but still will not let me get rid of it.

I have been on McAffe site but cant find any info on this Downloader-RE trojan that McAffe keeps saying I'm infected with.
The path of said file is:
Documents and settings\Mr G\Local Settings\temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\6XJOLWRA\jed_s7_116[1].cab.
My Temp Internet file folder is empty.

Any advice on how I can get rid of this thing, and why am I beeing told the disk is write-
protected.
Regards ZL

  VoG II 22:14 11 Jan 2005

Run CleanUp! click here

  Zion_Lion 22:18 11 Jan 2005

Well! I have just un-ticked the read-only box for the Temp Internet Files folder properties.
Attempted to delete the file again, this time was told file not found. ???

  Zion_Lion 22:20 11 Jan 2005

Cheers VoG™, I will give it a try.

  Zion_Lion 14:58 12 Jan 2005

So far so good... Things seem to be fine now after running that CleanUp tool.
Thanks once again VoG™
Regards ZL

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