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#1 aeh2019

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 08:58 AM

I recently had a Brontok.E virus and removed it manually by removing it's registry entries and deleting it's files from my windows directory. Now when I open folder options and uncheck the box "Hide extensions for known filetypes" I still can't see any file's extension. How can I fix this?

Edit- It's working now, but any idea on why it happened?

Edited by aeh2019, 14 December 2008 - 02:16 PM.


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Posted 14 December 2008 - 02:56 PM

Some malware infections target and place restrictions in the registry and how files are executed. After fixing, the fix may not take affect until after you reboot your computer or restart Windows Explorer.
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