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files changed to system files

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by maliyani, Apr 18, 2008.

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  1. maliyani

    maliyani Thread Starter

    Apr 18, 2008
    hi all

    The problem :- 3 weeks ago i had a trojan that changed all my data into system files.

    What i did :- i deleted the trogan using nod32 then all my files disapeared. After playing around with my computer i disabled system restore, and changed the following options to my 'view file' in 'folder options'
    • show hidden folders
    • unchecked 'hide extenstions for known file types'
    • unchecked 'hide protected operating system files'

    What happened :- i saw all my files but they were hidden and looked like they were system files. Half my data got corruppted so i deleted them, the other half had their normal extentions but i cannot change them to unhidden in the properties section . I tried copying them to another drive, my data got copied but the same format.

    Help:- can anyone suggest how i can have normal view type of my files. please

    Thank you
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