System restore question

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If someone downloads and runs a trojan and then uses system restore to back
to a system restore point prior to running the virus, is that computer still
infected?

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    Hi

    The system could still be infected - depending on where the virus installed
    itself on the hard disk/partition.

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    Will Denny
    MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
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    "Nocturnal" <nocturnal@anonymous.com> wrote in message
    news:OIQCWLggFHA.2904@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
    > If someone downloads and runs a trojan and then uses system restore to
    > back to a system restore point prior to running the virus, is that
    > computer still infected?
    >
    > --
    > Nocturnal
    >
    > http://www.spywaretalk.org
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