Posted 31 August 2008 - 10:37 PM
I got infected with the subject malware and managed to remove enough of the pieces that my Dell is operational again (Windows XP Home SP2). However, I still have two problems I haven't been able to eliminate. One, just to the right of the time in my toolbar, I keep seeing the msg "VIRUS ALERT!" and it also appears in various other places. The larger issue though, is that although I have 3 hard drives (C, D and F), since the malware problem, the only hard drive that "My Computer" shows is F. Using Acronis partition software, that software sees the other drives and all the files are still there. Although I've lost some desktop icons that used to be there, if I go into All Programs and tell the system to start a program that resides on one of the "unseen by Windows" drives, the program starts up and runs just fine.
How do I restore the ability of My Computer to show me all the installed drives (I'm guessing it's some trick in the registry). Thanks for any assistance.