Damn viruses...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by acetken, Jan 30, 2002.

  1. acetken

    acetken "Anything for $50!"

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    My stupid, stupid roommate downloaded a file off KaZaa and game us both the LoveLetter virus. I reformatted after backing up my MP3's on his hard drive, then he did the same. My problem is that some of them have been somehow transformed into "system files." They're still MP3's, but they're now hidden and system files! How do I take the system file designation off them?
     
  2. Lonman

    Lonman Bleh!

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    Delete those that have a 'system file' designation, or at least run them throught a good scan. You can right click on the affected files to change their properties.
     
  3. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Right click and select properties, you should be able to set the file attributes from there.
     
  4. acetken

    acetken "Anything for $50!"

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    No, it's not that simple. Give me some credit here. The right click menu has hidden checked, but greyed out so I can't use it. When I move it, Windows says "Are you sure you want to move this system file?"
     
  5. jw50

    jw50 OSNN Senior Addict

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