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Window NT 4.0 Server Repair or Reinstall

By dalmacen ·
I have a server with Windows NT4.0 Server which recently was infected with the minda virus. The client scanned and deleted all the infected files using Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition 7.5. The problem now is when trying to run an application onthe server, error message appear saying something like "files necessary to run application are missing - dll files, etc.".
The workstations connected to the server are able to run and access the program and data files with no problem. The questionis, "Is it possible to repair the server without having to do a clean install? If so, what is the fastest, step by step way of doing this? Thank you very much.

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Window NT 4.0 Server Repair or Reinstall

by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to Window NT 4.0 Server Repa ...

Nope, you can not repair server without a clean install. It's possible to copy the required files to the appropiate folder but you never know what damage the virus did in the registry.
I had a server once infected, although NAV said it was clean itwas not working like it used to, so I had to reformat it.
In general if you got hacked bu such a virus if possible (sometimes it's difficult) just reinstall the server

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