unable to delete infected files

  cooked cow 18:20 31 Aug 2003

hi i've installed safeworld internet security and run a virus scan, it found 2 virus,es one in windows\system\vyov.exe which is an application and windows wont let me delete it,and the other is an application extenstion pgkpaff.dll which i cannot delete either any ideas how to get rid of them?and how do i replace them?.thanks cc

  jazzypop 18:59 31 Aug 2003

They are probably in use, i.e. automatically run at startup.

To check, go to Start > Run, and type


Go to the Startup tab and untick anything related to vyov.exe

  hugh-265156 19:11 31 Aug 2003

or remove in safe mode.i couldnt find any info on vyov.exe or pgkpaff.dll on google though.

  cooked cow 19:25 31 Aug 2003

thanks for the reply.are they safe to delete?
i ask because there in the windows system folder.
will it affect windows? cc

  cooked cow 19:31 31 Aug 2003

just checked msconfig, and theres nothing in startup relating to them

  hugh-265156 19:42 31 Aug 2003

i am not familair with safeworld.usually anything a good AV finds is safe to delete.normally google will have info on virus` as above i cant find any on your files.

click here and run an online scan,see what it says and post back.

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