[Dshield] Virus in my restore point
haled at pionet.net
Wed Dec 10 15:13:59 GMT 2003
Look at this knowledge base article. You can turn off system restore - all
restore points will be deleted. (Of course that means that you cannot
restore back to a past time). Then as soon as you turn it back on it
creates a new restore point.
From: list-bounces at dshield.org [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf
Of Keith Bergen
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 7:59 AM
To: list at dshield.org
Subject: [Dshield] Virus in my restore point
I have an annoying problem on my Win XP Pro box. One of the
files in one of the restore points is claimed to have a virus
in it. PC Cillin finds this virus each time, but cannot
remove it. Every day, PC Cillin reports that it is there, and
you have to hit okay.
The virus is Troj_Fyle.B, but never got installed on my
system. The executable, however, got into a restore point
before my scan could delete it. The Run key is not installed
in the registry either.
As you probably know, XP will automatically create these
restore points for you. I would like to find and remove that
restore point (thus removing the file). Does anybody know of
how to manage the restore points, and delete these restore
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