win.ini question

  slowhand_1000 00:13 30 Oct 03

After having had a virus which came through using MS VM it seems I have to alter the win.ini file.

It seems the virus put an entry


which by all accounts needs deleting. Is there anything I should look to do or look out for before I delete the entry.



  woodchip 00:16 30 Oct 03

You could try this first alter the line to look like this

REM RUN=C:\WINDOWS\svcpack.exe if it stops it you can delete the line

  woodchip 00:17 30 Oct 03

PS you will have to reboot to try it out

  slowhand_1000 00:23 30 Oct 03

Thanks woodchip that did the trick.


  DieSse 00:31 30 Oct 03

It's normal to have a Run= entry in win.ini. Just delete the bit after the = sign.

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