Posted 22 May 2005 - 08:47 PM
Why is system restore out of the question? Even if it restored the virus you could try other anti-virus scans online which may be able to remove the virus without deletion.
Yes copying explorer.exe from your friends system should be fine.
Soltek QBIC, Pentium 4 3.0GHz, 512MB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, ATI Radeon 9600XT 256MB, Netgear 54Mb/s WAP, ridiculously expensive Satellite Broadband
Windows XP Home SP2, Trend Micro Internet Security, Firefox, Thunderbird, AdAwareSE, Spybot S&D, SpywareBlaster, A-squared Free, Ewido Security Suite.