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Hi Dan,
PeterAV here.
I just had a new tower put in today.

Microsoft Windows 98SE
4.10.2222A

the tower is an
AMD Athlon[tm]XP 1500+
224.0MB RAM
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After getting the setup done,I started to get a small card pop up
About puta!!.com and that it should be with the WIN.INI file.

I downloaded Real,Adobe Reader,and then tried to find the file,because the card kept poping up every time I had to start the computer up again after each time down loading the two programs.

I clicked on files and folders and saw Puta!! in the card,and the Windows C/ with it on a diferent line near the bottom.But no WIN.INI.

When I clicked on puta!! to find out what it was,The ugly AVG dude pops up on the screen with the word VIRUS.

I decided to deleat the file of Puta.!!.com.

But now,every time I start the computer up,the computer is looking for the Program.A card would pop up and read;

Cannot find the file puta!!.com [or one of its components]Make sure the path and the filename are correct & that all required libraries are available.

Then I would click OK.
When I clicked OK,another card pops up and reads;

Could not run or load Puta!!.com specified in WIN>INI file.Make sure the file exists on your computer or remove the reference to it in thebWIN.INI file.

I click on OK.Then the screen seems to be normal.I can go to sites fine.

When I deleted the puta!!.com file, it went to the waste basket.

How do I retreave the Puta !!.com file without getting the virus back?

Should I just go to the Waste basket and restore the Puta !!.com file?

I am a newby at the compter with large learning gaps.So please be a little more specific than you normally would,unless you are always particular.

Thank you,
PeterAV

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Last Post by UberAAZ
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You needn't get the file back.

Go file, open, and type in 'command'. At the window that appears, type in the following, exactly:

attrib C:\Windows\Win.ini -r -h -s

Now browse to C:\Windows in Explorer and open the Win.ini file. Look around for the offending program, delete it's reference, save the file, and restart.

Hope that helps,

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