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Anonymous
July 6, 2005 2:15:11 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

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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Nocturnal

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Anonymous
July 6, 2005 1:28:28 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

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
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"Nocturnal" <nocturnal@anonymous.com> wrote in message
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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?
>
> --
> Nocturnal
>
> http://www.spywaretalk.org
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