Posted 26 February 2011 - 11:43 AM
I was infected with System Tool and used the brilliant bleedingcomputer self-help guide to remove it. It all went fine, until the very end (number 23) where I tried to save a version of my HOSTS file. Point 22 says to delete the file C:\windows\system32\Drivers\etc\HOSTS. I did this. Point 23 says to save the appropriate new version in the same place (for me, vista). I tried to do this, and it wouldn't let me saying the administrator had to do this. I am on my home computer and don't have any administrator settings.
My questions are:
1) do I need to re-save the HOSTS file?
2) if so, how do I do this?
3) does this mean I haven't got rid of the virus?
Any help greatly appreciated!