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Old 08-13-2002, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy pc meltdown

hey guys.

I was infected with a virus that was similar to Sirc32. It disabled Norton, hense it was not recognised. The virus also created a program called ouum.exe which hid itself in the recycle bin. I was only able to identify it was here because of the EndItAll facility.

The virus would slow the computer down dramaticlly.

I managed to delete the virus manually using the guide lines found on a web page. (was designed for Sirc32 but worked for this virus)

Now that it has been deleted, norton has been re-installed and functioning normally, my pc has become very unstable.

Opening windows and internet explorer are always met with Invalid Page Faults - Kernel32.dll.

Also, the BIOS's clock speed has changed from 1497mhz down to 1100mhz. is there any explaination for this? Is there any solution to the IPF Kernel32.dll?

I have far too much on my PC to format..

I really would appriciate any help, links etc.

Cheers,
Shaun
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Old 08-19-2002, 07:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You do not say what operating system you are running. Have you tried loading Windows over the top without formatting. Also system file checker may help.
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