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Some sort of worm that causes all the folders turn to 'Read-Only"

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Apocalypse_44, Nov 4, 2007.

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    Nov 4, 2007
    Hi everyone,im here because my pc got hit by something i dont no wether its a virus or a worm of some sort.but what i do noe is all my folders has been turned into Read-only and i cant turn it off no matter what i do(including the windows -r +s C:\ way),it aint a problem at first sight but when i tried transfering my work to my external it says ,"bla bla bla Write protected and such".its annoying cause now my external is piling up and running out of space since i cant even delete some files in it.and to top it all it has spread into my college pc through external hard drives. i have done a search on the net and what i found maybe or may not be the w32,some of its characteristics are tad same (meaning spreading through external and network).but thats all i found.. so yea could anyone help me out here
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