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Old 06-23-2005, 11:07 PM   #1
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Unhappy .pif files.... PLEASE HELP!!!!

Unfortunately, in all my stupdity I downloaded a file, pictures.pif, and it messed up my AIm and afew other things.....does anyone know how to get rid of it, i tried googleing it and nothing has worked...
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Old 06-23-2005, 11:28 PM   #2
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Unfortunately, in all my stupdity I downloaded a file, pictures.pif, and it messed up my AIm and afew other things.....does anyone know how to get rid of it, i tried googleing it and nothing has worked...
That doesn't say much.Are these names examples or real ?
like picture.pif ?
A pif is a Windows system file.Personal information File.
Used to change loading options.
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Old 06-23-2005, 11:43 PM   #3
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It's a real file.....
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Old 06-23-2005, 11:44 PM   #4
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I hope it is not the dellwin trojan, who deletes some Dlls...
If you don't have a good antivirus, get it (norton or mcafee) with updated virus definitions, and run a scan...
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Old 06-24-2005, 12:03 AM   #7
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Unfortunately, in all my stupdity I downloaded a file, pictures.pif, and it messed up my AIm and afew other things.....does anyone know how to get rid of it, i tried googleing it and nothing has worked...
Go here to and see which .pif infection you have,
Symantec Security Response - PIF Trojans
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