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Cannot import C:WINDOWS\sp.reg

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Doodle, Oct 8, 2003.

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  1. Doodle

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    About three days ago I was doing a search on the net. All of a sudden I get a pop-up ad and on top of it appeared my McAfee anti-virus holding a wiggling bug. It said my computer had contracted a Trojan named: Exploit-Byte Verify. As a matter of fact it showed two when I scanned "my computer" with my McAfee.

    JS/IEStart.gen.d C:\WINDOWS\Sp.dll
    It wouldn't let me delete this because it said: The file is either in use or it resides on a write ptotected media.

    JS/IEStart.gen.d C:\WINDOWS\sp.reg
    I was able to delete this one

    Then I get another scan that says:
    C:\WINDOWS\.ARCHIVE[1].JAR
    Trojan name
    Exploit-Byte Verify

    So I did a scan of "my computer" and "C drive" with McAfee but nothing came up, so I did another scan and still nothing.

    Now when I start my computer I get this message:

    Cannot import C:WINDOWS\sp.reg: Error opening the file. There may be a disk or file system error. Registry Editor

    Everything seems to be working I can still log on to the sites I frequent, my Outlook Express is functioning. So what does this message mean?

    Thanks in advance for any help PS I have Win/98
     
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  3. Doodle

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    Thanks Top Banana, I'll read it.
     
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    I don't know what the problem is. I have HijackThis in my system but I can't open it.
     
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    You need to unzip HijackThis.
     
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    Alrighty, I've looked every where I can think and can't find how to unzip it. How do you do that?
     
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