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Recover Dtop setting ex Trojan attack

By dsteven ·
my xP pc desktop background has gone white after being infected by trojan viruses .cannot recover orig'or default b/grnd setting .screen flickers.
settings o.k if logged on as administrator .used virus program to scan/delete but no luck .
what is the file i need to replace called that will reset my desktop setting .

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by Juergen Hartl In reply to Recover Dtop setting ex T ...

reinstall or upgrade video drivers.

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by Oz_Media In reply to Recover Dtop setting ex T ...

if you didn't turn off the Automatic System restore feature before running your AV and trojan removal tools, you will be reinfected on boot.

Run another scan and also try an online trojan scan (there are many) these usually won't remove trojans for free but they will identify any infections left behind.

Once you identify the trojan search for manual removal /repair instructions for the specific issue (or post it here). The instructions will usually refer to how to replace damaged files cause by a specific infection..

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