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#1 Sora



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Posted 29 May 2004 - 03:10 PM

I'm new here, and I wanted to ask this:

I downloaded an antivirus program (avast!), and it found this, but can't fix it. Win32:Netsky-P [Wrm] What is this and what do I do about it?

Thank you

#2 dave38


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Posted 29 May 2004 - 04:24 PM

Please give the full path and filename that was reported by Avast.

Then we can probably help
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Posted 29 May 2004 - 04:50 PM

I'm not sure what you are looking for, is this it?

Win32:Netsky-P [Wrm]

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Posted 29 May 2004 - 05:05 PM


Before you fix any viruses you need to turn off your system restore. It looks as if your virus is in a restore point at the moment. Once you remove this virus then switch back on your system restore.

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Posted 30 May 2004 - 10:21 AM

I'm a real newbie, how do you turn of Sytem Restore? (Windows ME)

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Posted 30 May 2004 - 10:30 AM

Assuming you're running Win XP,

Do Start->Control Panel->System, System restore. Tick "Turn off System Restore" and reboot. That will erase all restore points.
After reboot, be sure to go back in and turn System Restore back on.

For Win ME, see http://support.micro...kb;en-us;264887

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