How do you remove a virus called HTML.Redlof?
hi there just like to ask i had this virus which was called HTML.Redlof
I used norton to quarentine the files and delete them away
but after that happen, each time i shut down my computer lots of illegal operation messages come out and not only that it takes quite awhile before my computer actually shuts off.
i have tried reinstalling win98 SE as mine is a 98SE.
This question was answered on August 24, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Try this..
To remove this virus from the system, follow the procedure given below:
1 Restart the system in safe mode
2 Scan the system using your Nortons Anti-Virus
3 Delete all the files reported as infected
4 While scanning, a file Kernel.dll will be detected in C:\Windows You may delete this file as it is
only a virus file though it sounds like a system file(In Windows NT / 2000 / XP, the Kernel.dll is
detected as Kernel32.dll in WINNT/System directory)
5 Open the Windows Registry Editor (Start>Run>regedit)
6 Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Calsses\Dllfile
7 Delete all subdirectories (ScriptEngine, ScriptingHostEncode, Shell, ShellEx) other than
Defaulticon under Dllfile
8 Now go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Out Express
9 On the right hand side, delete the entry "Degree" under the Default column, if found
10 Now go to KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
11 On the right hand side, delete the entry "Kernel32" under the Default column, if found
12 Close the Windows Registry Editor
13 Click on Start and select Find, Files / Folders
14 Search all local drives on your hard drive for Folder.htt and Desktop.ini
15 Delete all the files found
16 Empty the Recycle Bin
17 Restart the system
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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 24, 2003