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#1 neuractr

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Posted 11 January 2008 - 08:39 PM

Hi.
I stupidly bought a CD that had sonys drm and installed it before I realized what was happening. I found this forum and you have a great guide on getting rid of it manually but got half way through it before realizing I don't know how to do the last step! This is the last step

Delete C:\%WinDir%\system32\$sys$filesystem\aries.sys (Replace %WinDir% with the directory that Windows is installed on your computer)

I hate to ask this but how do i know which directory windows is in. I believe its c so do i replace both % with c? Also how do i delete that? In my computer? Do i go to run forst? Sorry i know these are dumb newbie questions but..well im dumb newbie.
Thanks for your time and help.

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Posted 11 January 2008 - 10:18 PM

The instructions say to Replace %WinDir% with the directory that Windows is installed on your computer.

%WinDir% is a variable that refers to the Windows directory. By default this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000)

To verify, go to Start > Run and type: C:\Windows\
press Ok

or just open Windows Explorer and look.
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Posted 12 January 2008 - 01:31 AM

thank you so much for the fast answer. once i figure that out how do i delete
C:\%WinDir%\system32\$sys$filesystem\aries.sys

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Posted 12 January 2008 - 09:30 AM

If your having problems following the directions (which appears to be the case) use the links for removal tools provided by Symantec/Sophos.
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