Now that you're clean again, please follow these simple steps to keep yourself safe and secure in the future. Disable and Enable System Restore.
- If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and renable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.
You can find instructions on how to enable and renable system restore here:Managing Windows Millenium System Restore
orWindows XP System Restore Guide
Renable system restore with instructions from the tutorial above.Clean out ALL Temp Files
This process will clean out your Temp files and your Temporary Internet Files. Please do both steps:Step 1: Delete Temp Files
To clean out your temp files, click on Start and then run, and type %temp% and press the ok button.
This should open up the temp directory that your machine uses. Please delete all files that are found there. If you get an error when deleting a file, skip that file and delete all the others. If you had trouble deleting a file, reboot into Safe Mode
and follow this step again. You should now be able to delete all the files.Step 2: Delete Temporary Internet Files
Now I want you to open up Internet Explorer, click on the Tools menu and then Internet Options. At the General tab, which should be the first tab you are currently on, click on the 'Delete Files' button and put a checkmark in 'Delete Offline Content'. Then press the OK button. This may take quite a while, so don't be alarmed if it takes a while. Finally
, and definitely the MOST IMPORTANT
step, click on the following tutorial and follow each step listed there:Simple and easy ways to keep your computer safe and secure on the Internet
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