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Old 08-27-2005, 10:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so far, for a while, i get this error when i start up windows
is this a propa message, becasue AVG tells me that theres a trojan in Nail.exe
any way to get rid of this?
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Old 08-28-2005, 03:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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(1) From a command prompt, go to the Windows/System directory and type dir>nail.exe (this changes the contents of nail.exe and their software doesn't try to remedy this situation)

(2) Reboot. Upon startup you'll get an error message, but ignore it. You can now delete Nail.exe and it will not reappear.

(3) Finally, using RegEdit, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon and change the shell key to "c:\windows\explorer.exe"

Reboot and your system is now clean.


If that dont work, try downloading Ewido and posting a hijack this log
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