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By littleaussiebattler ·
i am operating win me and have 4 files in restore temp folder that are infected, how can i delete these files.i have tried a lot of antivirus prog. and none of them will delete these files.

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by bennettnb In reply to removing virus infected f ...

A little more detail on the virus.

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by littleaussiebattler In reply to removing virus infected f ...

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by MCS-1 In reply to removing virus infected f ...

Chances are that no AV application will get rid of anything in the _RESTORE folder. Disable system restore on your system, reboot the machine, enable system restore and boot again. Chances are the _restore stuff will be wiped out between the togglesand your problem will be gone. I have seen a few cases where this doesn't wipe the system restore files, but it has worked many times in the past. you can disable and enable system restore like so:

1. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2. On the Performance tab, click File System, or press ALT+F.
3. On the Troubleshooting tab, click to select the Disable System Restore check box.
4. Click OK twice, and then click Yes when you are prompted to restart the computer.
5. Tore-enable System Restore, follow steps 1-3, but in step 3, click to clear the Disable System Restore check box.

Hope this helps.

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by littleaussiebattler In reply to removing virus infected f ...

i found an AV prog that disenfected the viruses.......

"PANDA"

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by Brien_Posey In reply to removing virus infected f ...

I know of an anti virus program that will likely fix the problem. Go to www.hauriusa.net and download the trial version of ViRobot. Once downloaded, install it and run the update option so that all of your virus definitions are up to date. Now, run the system scan. If that particular folder isn't scanned, then open Windows Explorer and navigate to the folder, right click on the folder and select the scan option. This should fix the problem. ViRobot is new in the USA, but is WAY better than Norton, McAfee, etc.

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by littleaussiebattler In reply to removing virus infected f ...

this prog. did not even detect the viruses.

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by Ann777 In reply to removing virus infected f ...

Boot to DOS
Navigate to the temp folder (cd temp or cd \windows\temp)
delete filename.ext

and repeat the delete command for the other three files.

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by littleaussiebattler In reply to removing virus infected f ...

not enough experience to do this task

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