Turown Trojan Horse

  fox-knight 22:35 30 Mar 04
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i have just been plagued with the above virus and cannot remove it, have removed the td file which seems to have brought the virus in. But two instances off the virus version b & c are still in C:system volume information. Avg finds these but wont delete them! i cant do it manually as the file is hidden & wont let me show it, can anyone help me pleeaseeeee!

  Diodorus Siculus 22:37 30 Mar 04

Can you do anything in safe mode (press F8 at startup)?

click here
for HouseCall

  keith-236785 22:49 30 Mar 04

fox-knight

to get to the system restore folder to delete this file do the following

1. open my computer

2.click Tools/folder options

3.click the View tab at the top

4. scroll down to "Hide protected operating system files (recommended)" and remove the tick.

5. accept the warning (click yes)

you will then be able to view the system restore information folder and files, take a note on AVG of the restore point number (eg. R12), browse to that folder and delete the infected file/files

once you have cleared your system, dont forget to put the tick back in the box (steps 1 through4, but put the tick in) you will not get the message this way.

hope this helps

  fox-knight 23:30 30 Mar 04

cheers that seems to have worked thanks paperman

  keith-236785 19:40 31 Mar 04

you are welcome mate, dont forget to flag as solved though.

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