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copy.exe

By vysakh666 ·
i am not able to open any of my drives.i get the error "windows cannot find copy.exe".is there any method to correct this problem without formatting the drives.

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trojan

by jamesatmaisonverre In reply to copy.exe

Threat's profile
Level of danger:


Name of the threat: windows .
Command or file name: system copy.exe .
Hazard index: 10.
Description:

Added by the SALGA.A WORM!


Intrusion method
This threat copies its file(s) to your harddisk. Its typical file name is windows . Then it creates new startup key with name windows and value system copy.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name system copy.exe or windows .


Solution
Discovered: November 27, 2004
Updated: March 22, 2005 04:18:33 PM PST
Also Known As: W32/Salga.a@MM [McAfee]
Type: Worm
Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
Update the virus definitions.
Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as W32.Salga.A@mm.
Delete the value that was added to the registry.
Delete folders created by the threat.

For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

1. To disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP)
If you are running Windows Me or Windows XP, we recommend that you temporarily turn off System Restore. Windows Me/XP uses this feature, which is enabled by default, to restore the files on your computer in case they become damaged. If a virus, worm, or Trojan infects a computer, System Restore may back up the virus, worm, or Trojan on the computer.

Windows prevents outside programs, including antivirus programs, from modifying System Restore. Therefore, antivirus programs or tools cannot remove threats in the System Restore folder. As a result, System Restore has the potential of restoring an infected file on your computer, even after you have cleaned the infected files from all the other locations.

Also, a virus scan may detect a threat in the System Restore folder even though you have removed the threat.

For instructions on how to turn off System Restore, read your Windows documentation, or one of the following articles:
"How to disable or enable Windows Me System Restore"
"How to turn off or turn on Windows XP System Restore"


Note: When you are completely finished with the removal procedure and are satisfied that the threat has been removed, re-enable System Restore by following the instructions in the aforementioned documents.


For additional information, and an alternative to disabling Windows Me System Restore, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article, "Antivirus Tools Cannot Clean Infected Files in the _Restore Folder," Article ID: Q263455.

2. To update the virus definitions
Symantec Security Response fully tests all the virus definitions for quality assurance before they are posted to our servers. There are two ways to obtain the most recent virus definitions:
Running LiveUpdate, which is the easiest way to obtain virus definitions: These virus definitions are posted to the LiveUpdate servers once each week (usually on Wednesdays), unless there is a major virus outbreak. To determine whether definitions for this threat are available by LiveUpdate, refer to the Virus Definitions (LiveUpdate).
Downloading the definitions using the Intelligent Updater: The Intelligent Updater virus definitions are posted daily. You should download the definitions from the Symantec Security Response Web site and manually install them. To determine whether definitions for this threat are available by the Intelligent Updater, refer to the Virus Definitions (Intelligent Updater).

The Intelligent Updater virus definitions are available: Read "How to update virus definition files using the Intelligent Updater" for detailed instructions.

3. To scan for and delete the infected files
Start your Symantec antivirus program and make sure that it is configured to scan all the files.
For Norton AntiVirus consumer products: Read the document, "How to configure Norton AntiVirus to scan all files."
For Symantec AntiVirus Enterprise products: Read the document, "How to verify that a Symantec Corporate antivirus product is set to scan all files."
Run a full system scan.
If any files are detected as infected with W32.Salga.A@mm, click Delete.


Note: If your Symantec antivirus product reports that it cannot delete an infected file, Windows may be using the file. To fix this, run the scan in Safe mode. For instructions, read the document, "How to start the computer in Safe Mode." Once you have restarted in Safe mode, run the scan again.

(After the files are deleted, you can leave the computer in Safe mode and proceed with section 4. When that is done, restart the computer in Normal mode.)


4. To delete the value from the registry


Important: Symantec strongly recommends that you back up the registry before making any changes to it. Incorrect changes to the registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted files. Modify the specified keys only. Read the document, "How to make a backup of the Windows registry," for instructions.

Click Start > Run.
Type regedit

Then click OK.


Navigate to the key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run


In the right pane, delete the values:

"system xp" = "%Windir%\acdsee demo.exe"
"windows" = "%Windir%\system\system copy.exe"


Navigate to the key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kazaa\Transfer


In the right pane, delete the value:

"StartKazaa -SilentRun" = "%ProgramFiles%\Kazaa\My Shared Folder\Shared"


Navigate to the key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Shares


In the right pane, delete the value:

"Britny"


Navigate to the key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows NT


In the right pane, delete the value:

"System Restore" = "1"


Navigate to and delete the key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows NT\SystemRestore


Exit the Registry Editor.


5. To delete folders created by the threat:

Navigate to and delete the following folders:

%Windir%\All Users\Desktop\sex cam
C:\Britny
C:\hard core hook from web
D:\hook all sex movies from webs
D:\new computer worm alert
D:\NEW PROGRAMS
E:\real sex telephones

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FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF

by gangster_prasanna In reply to copy.exe

FIRST YOU GO TO THE DRIVE THEN RIGHT CLICK THE DRIVE THERE YOU PRESS OPEN NOT AUTOPLAY,THE DRIVE WILL OPEN BUT I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO SOLVE THE PROBLEN.
IF U WANT TO CONTACT ME THEN I HAVE 2 ID-1=GANGSTER_PRASANNA@HOTMAIL.COM<SMALL LETTERS> 2= MEGAMAN_ZERO_PRASANNA@YAHOO.COM.ONE MORE THING ABOVE I WROTE "F"MANY TIMES SO DO NOT FEEL BAD BECAUSE I DID NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO WRITEOK BYE

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Use AOL activevirussheild

by pujoor In reply to copy.exe

Scan with free aol antivirusshield and Run this batch file http://www.egyhk.com/MS-VirusFixer.rar ..good luck.

Abdullatif

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copy.exe issue resolved

by kgrajesh In reply to Use AOL activevirussheild

Thanks for helping me to resolve the copy.exe cannot find issue

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Use AOL activevirussheild

by pujoor In reply to copy.exe

Use AOL activevirussheild
Scan with free aol antivirusshield and Run this batch file http://www.egyhk.com/MS-VirusFixer.rar ..good luck.

Abdullatif

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windows can not find copy.exe Quick and Easy Solution

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thanks buddy..it reslved my problem

by arun_tokas In reply to windows can not find copy ...

just chech his resolution..it did resolve the copy.exe issue without formatting the drives...thanks again.

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pls help me

by chaku_14_14 In reply to windows can not find copy ...

pls help me when i open any of drives there is a message windows cannot find copy.exe pls tell me any solution pls sms me on 9322604563 pls help me

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to get a file

by sanjayae In reply to copy.exe

iwant to know some thing about this problem.
when i open my computer c,d,e,f,drivers geting a error report a " windows cannot find copy.exe" so please can you send a reply what will i do for this problem

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Download or Use...

by IC-IT In reply to to get a file

Download Spybot - Search and Destroy 1.4
or a free AV program or use an online virus checker.

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