Post virus removal- System restore wont reenable

  reburner57 13:45 03 Nov 2003

Having succesfully deleted what i believe was the w32.randex.e virus (See here click here?
go=discuss.thread&threadid=114138&forumid=1) I stupidly left my firewall down and was almost immediately infected by the same virus. should i read anything into this. Is it resident on a site I regularly visit or something similar ???

Anyway having got rid of it again I went to turn system restore back on again and the machine just hangs indefinitely every time I try to uncheck the box. Any ideas anyone ?

  MichelleC 14:05 03 Nov 2003

It may still be there. Do an online Housecall scan, leaving your onboard av and firewall on: click here

  VoG II 17:54 03 Nov 2003

You need to install the Microsoft patch click here

Then remove the virus.

  reburner57 23:11 03 Nov 2003

VoG - I was up to date with all my Microsoft security update

MichelleC - Thanks very much. Housecall identified the Randex R as well as another trojan and had very precise details for removing them. They are now deleted and system restore is reenabled

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