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Viruses in System Volume Information

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#1 BWhiteGT


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Posted 14 January 2005 - 12:07 AM

I use Trend Micro as my anti-virus program and I occasionally get a warning of a virus or shareware program that is located in the System Volume Information folder. However, I cannot access the folder and it says it is empty?? Anyone know anything about this?

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#2 ddeerrff



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Posted 14 January 2005 - 12:10 AM

WindowsXP? Most likely you have some baddie backup in a system restore point. Remedy is to clear those points.

Purge Restore points:

Disable System Restore by following the instructions here,
Re-enble System Restore by following the instructions here.

#3 BWhiteGT

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Posted 15 January 2005 - 05:06 PM

I did as you said, but I still get the same messages about an infection in the folder. Any suggestions?

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