Re: [NTB] Re: Problems opening many files at once from Windows "search".
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.
THANKYOU DAVE M
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robbie Hatley" <lonewolf@...>
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
> 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
> Sigh. This virus is SO damn invasive! :-( It took AVG an hour to
> the drives (by moving most of the exe files to the vault; it couldn't
> 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.
> Robbie Hatley
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