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Old 10-16-2006, 07:48 PM   #1
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Hi I just signed up here.My Grandpa's computer has a virus thats called a rootkit.d or something and when he delete's it it keeps coming back.It also keeps him from accesing his dvd drive and other files.The file that its in is really hard to find.Is there a way to find this file easier or is there a way to fix this whole problem?Thanks

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Old 10-16-2006, 08:17 PM   #2
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Default Re: VIRUS help

Here are some free online virus scanners...


See if any of them can get rid of it.

Failing that... try this.


Also ensure that you have system restore turned off while trying to get rid of the rootkill... (That's assuming your on Windows XP) by going into start - all programs - accessories - system tools - system restore - system restore settings - tunr off system restore. Be sure to turn it back on when you're done though.

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Old 10-17-2006, 03:12 PM   #3
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Try this:

Sophos Anti Rootkit

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