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20230Re: [NTB] Re: Problems opening many files at once from Windows "search".

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  • Dave
    Nov 2, 2007
      If this was my machine I would get it clean as best I could and ghost the
      hard drives and keep a copy in case you get something again.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Robbie Hatley" <lonewolf@...>
      To: <notetab@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 10:45 PM
      Subject: Re: [NTB] Re: Problems opening many files at once from Windows

      > <buralex@...> wrote:
      >> "Robbie Hatley" <lonewolf@...> said on Oct 28, 2007 21:22 -0400
      >> (in part):
      >> > I see "Search Disk" has a sub-tab called "Replace in Files". I should
      >> > be able
      >> > to set "File Mask" to "\\*.*" (all files in all directories on all
      >> > drives), set
      >> > "Find What" to the viral string, and leave "Replace With" blank.
      >> > MUCH easier than the way I was doing it.
      >> Hmmm .... I have 1,027,000 files on my C:\ harddrive.
      >> Please post back with how long it takes Notetab to do a search-replace
      >> on ALL files in ALL folders with ALL extensions :-)
      > Several hours. I didn't do it all in one session, so I can't give the
      > precise time.
      > That was for my C, D, E, F drives. (Those 4 partitions are on my 3
      > internal
      > physical hard disks.)
      > I see now, to my horror, that my two backup partitions (on an external
      > 300GB maxtor firewire hard disk) are also heavily infected with
      > Win32/Virut.
      > Sigh. This virus is SO damn invasive! :-( It took AVG an hour to
      > disinfect
      > the drives (by moving most of the exe files to the vault; it couldn't
      > repair
      > them). But AVG doesn't check for inserted iframes in asp, aspx, php, htm,
      > and html files; so I have to use NoteTab to search and erase the iframes.
      > Several more hours, I imagine. Sigh. At least I can multitask while it's
      > doing it. And sleep. By the time I wake up, hopefully it'll be finished.
      > --
      > Cheers,
      > Robbie Hatley
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