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#1 Mighttuss


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Posted 24 October 2010 - 01:05 PM

I am working on a laptop.It has windows 7 on.I know for fact it has Smart Engine on it.I tryed useing your guild on removen this virus.The laptop will not let me go on line.So I had to put all your steps and software to install on to a cd,then install the programs on to the laptop. Malwarebytes found 810 virus.The part I can seem to understand is delete the c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts .I tryed searching for this file but I can not find it.Another thing can I save the windows 7 host file download link to CD? I think this file is what I needing to get the laptop to were it can go back on line.

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#2 boopme


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Posted 24 October 2010 - 05:58 PM

You probably need to show hidden files first. How to show hidden files in Windows 7

In Windows 7, you will need to run Notepad as administrator. To do so, you will need to find the notepad shortcut in the Accessories folder and right click on it, then select Run as administrator.

Once Notepad launches, select File, then Open. Navigate to the hosts file path (typically at c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc), then select the hosts file. Make your changes, then save your changes. After you save your changes, you may close Notepad. Changes you make take effect immediately.
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