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Virus Won't Let Me Change My System Date To Later Than 2005


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#1 Pinky Smalls

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Posted 03 February 2008 - 01:15 AM

Hey, this my first post and since I'm at the end of my rope with this problem I'm looking for any help with this.

I am a student that attends a school that incorporates a shared network drive that all students can access. Naturally, much pirated software, music and other media are shared over this, thus making it a breeding ground for malware. Apparently, someone uploaded a copy of Adobe CS3 and the keygen.exe contained a virus/worm/whatever that infects anything that connects to the drive. So, many students who didn't even download the files, much less even opened a folder contracted the virus on their external drives and thus, infected their home computers, as is the case with me.

Long story short, as soon as I hooked up my infected drive to my computer, Norton alerted me that a virus had been detected and that an attempt to delete it had failed. I've scanned my system several times sense, and came up with nothing. The file that Norton referred me to I deleted manually and still, I'm left with a peculiar problem: my system clock is now set to today's date in 2005 and it won't let me change it to 2008. What's even weirder is that it allows me to set the clock to an earlier year, just not any year later than 2005. So far, this is the major issue associated with this virus.

I've attached my hijackthis file so hopefully somebody can help me out. I'd really appreciate it!

Cheers.

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#2 Buckeye_Sam

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Posted 03 February 2008 - 10:15 AM

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