[thelist] The New Worm - need some help to clean it

Scott Harman scott at enteractiontv.com
Tue Aug 12 10:12:58 CDT 2003

F8 on startup will give you boot choices - just straight after POST -
choose standard safe mode (no drivers) safe mode command prompt (as
you'd guess) safe mode with networking (basic network drivers and
tcp/ip)... And so on, and so forth.



-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Dell'Aringa [mailto:pixelmech at yahoo.com] 
Sent: 12 August 2003 16:05
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Subject: Re: [thelist] The New Worm - need some help to clean it

--- Michael Pemberton <mpember at mpember.net.au> wrote:

> If your running 2000 or XP, the first step is to reboot into a "Safe 
> Mode" Command Prompt.  This is where you can rename the msblast.exe.  
> I actually
> just went through this process for the third time friend today.
> By renaming it, windows should now be unable to execute it.  My 
> extension of choice was .vir for obvious reasons.

Wy Win inexperience is showing but how do I go into 'safe' mode? Just
for future ref for me, I was able to clean my machine but I'd still like
to know...

THanks everyone for all the help. I owe a tip.

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