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12443RE: [midatlanticretro] OT: virus problem

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  • Kelly D. Leavitt
    Apr 30, 2009
      I've had OK luck on some of these troublesome ones by pulling the drive and connecting it using one of those really cheap USB/IDE adapter cables. Start a known good computer, make sure AUTO RUN is not on, then plug the drive/adapter into the known good machine. Scan from there.


      -----Original Message-----
      From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com on behalf of Sridhar Ayengar
      Sent: Thu 4/30/2009 1:35 PM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] OT: virus problem

      evan@... <mailto:evan%40snarc.net> wrote:
      >>>> Run the fix under safe mode.
      > I don't think that will help. From what I read, the virus in question activates as soon as Windows starts.

      But it won't in Safe Mode, unless the kernel has been patched, in which
      case you're screwed anyway.

      Peace... Sridhar
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