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#1 cnm

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Posted 15 March 2010 - 11:47 AM

Read this good article http://netsecurity.a.../sysrestore.htm

System Restore may remove your malware. On the other hand, there are limitations.

You may not have a clean Restore Point if the PC has been infected for a long time.
System Restore may not wipe some things that weren't officially installed, such as rootkits.

I'd say give System Restore a try if you have a Restore Point that antedates the infection. If that doesn't fix things then read the forum FAQ and post a topic in Malware Removal.
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