EXPLORED....it wont go away!!!!!

By jamilv ยท 5 replies
May 15, 2004
  1. I still cannot seem to get rid of this infection...i do not have much knowledge on the virus or software aspect of computing...so i have not been able to remove the virus/trojan....so far i have tried adaware, spybot s&d...norton quarintene...using regedit to delete or modify the explored file....so far none of them have worked...so i want to know if I should just contact my warrenty people and tell them that my computer is totally messed and they should send me a new computer or is this fixable becuase i would reallylike to keep my files....so far i have reformatted my computer at least 4 times...and the infection has not ben affected...please help me out!
  2. filthy_mcnasty

    filthy_mcnasty TS Rookie Posts: 78

    . . . . please explain more about the virus and what you're doing.

    if you reformatted your computer and the virus didn't go away, well (simply put) you didn't really reformat.
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Or you got it back by running the same program/email that put it on there the first time.
  4. Goalie

    Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616

    Try getting Hijack this and letting us know what all it detects.

    You're installing some program that is loading this explored. Maybe a cutsie weatherbug type thing, or a game, or a "freeware utility"
  5. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

  6. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

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