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#1 lilstarhead

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 09:51 PM

thanks for your advice boopme.

i had so much trouble getting rid of awola and i finally did it thanks to your suggestions.
thanks alot!

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:22 PM

You're welcome and welcome to BC. I split your post away into it's wn topic as that one is still working and you are further along. Always mke your own topic it is the better method and keeps things from being confused. As in The stpe for you to do is not the step for them,thanks. I would recommend you do this step now.

Now you should Set a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since System Restore is a protected directory, your tools can not access it to delete these bad files which sometimes can reinfect your system. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Then go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "OK".
  • Click the "More Options" Tab.
  • Click "Clean Up" in the System Restore section to remove all previous restore points except the newly created one.

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Posted 03 May 2008 - 03:54 PM

thank you!!

your instructions are really clear to follow. which really helps computer illiterate people like me. ^^;

thanks so much! :thumbsup:

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Posted 03 May 2008 - 05:18 PM

Again quite welcome and thanks for the kind words.

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