I-worm virus

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by jefflenna1, May 7, 2006.

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  1. jefflenna1

    jefflenna1 Registered Member

    May 7, 2006
    I got the I-worm virus. I cleaned my system with AVG. The virus wiped my desktop icons on startup, however they are still there using Task Manager. How do I restore my desktop icons on startup? Please remember after the computer loads there is only the wallpaper, so I can't get anywhere without Task Manager
  2. ThunderZ

    ThunderZ Registered Member

    May 1, 2006
    North central Ohio, U.S.A.
    Dose explorer.exe show up in Task Manager?
  3. Toby75

    Toby75 Registered Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Try a system restore

    start-->all programs-->accessories-->system tools-->system restore

    The only problem is that a system restore might bring back the worm since you are restoring it back to an earlier time.

    I would try it though and see. It should bring back your desktop icons.
    After that try running a scan with kaspersky's online scanner http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner

    It will check your computer for viruses WITHOUT deleting any files. See if it comes up with anything and write back.
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