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Windows XP troubleshooting help required!

Explorer.exe infected by download.trojan...

8:07 pm on Apr 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I'm using WinXP sp1, in which explorer.exe has been infected by download.trojan virus as periodically reported to me by NAV2002 (fully upgraded DEF.)

Can anyone tell me how to restore a copy of the original file?

Additional Info: Explorer.exe strangely tries to access the internet, I noticed that through ZoneAlarm.. everytime I try to open a explorer window such as "My Computer" , "My Documents" and other progs. that uses explorer.exe gets crashed.

please help me! Many thanks in advance.

8:24 pm on Apr 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Do you have the original Install CD? Boot to dos and extract / copy over the file.
11:18 pm on Apr 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

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That wont solve your problem. Search for 'download.trojan' there is a lot of information that will help you.

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