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  suzie005 22:19 19 Aug 03
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AVG picked it up and it's in application data/opera.can't open it and can't remove it.wot do i do?

  Terrahawk 22:24 19 Aug 03

this should get rid of it for you click here

  Terrahawk 22:26 19 Aug 03

sorry should add if you are using me or xp you will need to disable system restore first

  suzie005 22:31 19 Aug 03

yeah just been reading about that ( am using ME)only problem is i get as far as file system ( in system properties) and it goes dead on me so i can't get to disable it.very strange

  Terrahawk 22:47 19 Aug 03

here is a link for manual removal in safe mode this may get you round the system restore issue
click here

  Forum Editor 22:53 19 Aug 03

try it in safe mode.

  suzie005 23:00 19 Aug 03

going to now.silly me for clicking on the message.i didn't open the attachment fortunately and haven't kept up to date with wot's been going around apart from the blaster virus.i'm not happy about messing with the registry in case i cock up.

  suzie005 23:47 19 Aug 03

i'm going round in circles here.looking in the registry for tray x i found nothing ( syst tray yeah) and the 2 files that i have to delete from the windows folder i can't find either.doing a search as well comes up with nowt at all.

  suzie005 11:41 20 Aug 03

ran an online scanner last nite after getting nowhere and it came up clean.ran AVG and it said the system was clean.still haven't found wot i'm supposed to be deleting and i've had 12 emails in all with different addys and different headers but the same file.i'm totally confused.

  suzie005 12:06 20 Aug 03

i just rang the stinger file i downloaded ( not knowing if it was safe to get rid) it's found a file in hotmail.exe file in downloads???? and windows/winlogin 32.exe.says it's the W32/Sdbot worm gen virus

  medicine hat 12:07 20 Aug 03

Guess you got it sorted then, Sue. Hope everything is ok.

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