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#1 qtass


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Posted 01 September 2006 - 04:19 PM

Hey peeps just a question for someone if they can answer..when i do a AVG free scan i get an infected file in the c:\System Volume Information\_restore{a619 and a bunch of #'s}.exe ....is there any advice on what to do or do i have to post a HJT log :thumbsup:

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#2 qtass

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 02:48 PM

Hi ...this thread can be closed or removed now because i fixed it.All i had to do was do a AVG Free scan in safe mode and then AVG deleted it but i couldnt delete in normal mode :thumbsup:

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Posted 03 September 2006 - 02:37 AM

Hi qtass.

Glad you got sorted. Thanks for letting us know.


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Posted 04 September 2006 - 07:45 AM

These entries are from infected system restore points for future reference.
To remove them simply purge the system restore cache by completing the following:

On the Desktop, right-click My Computer.
Click Properties.
Click the System Restore tab.
Check Turn off System Restore.
Click Apply, and then click OK.

Now, we want to create a new, clean restore point.
Please first reboot your computer.
Single-click Start and point to All Programs.
Mouse over Accessories, then System Tools, and select System Restore.
In the System Restore wizard, select the box next the text labeled "Create a restore point" and click the Next button.
Type a description for your new restore point - Something like "After trojan/spyware cleanup".
Click Create and you're done.


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