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PC TROUBLE: what kind a virus is that??

My PC use windows XP professional edition full release, but later my "folder option"s gone i don't know why. Beside that the task manager have lost and every time i wanna use it (task Manager) it appear text box with "...can't use...by the administrator". Does anyone can help me to solve my problem or give me the anti virus for it? Thank You

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Download and run this program in safemode (press F8) when the PC is booting.

RRT

From RRT website:
Removethe restrictions caused by malware even if the malware is alreadyactive, your computer must be CLEAN before using RRT. RRT is notprogrammed to heal your computer from any type of malware that isalready infected your computer. RRT is just a tool to remove themalware leftovers and is a DEFENDER against the future malware that mayinfect your computer through removable media in the future!

Also, download AVG or Avast - update database definitions and scan your PC in safemode.

Hope this helps.

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It's not a virus. You're not signed in as the administrator. Change how you sign in or get the administrator's password.

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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The removal of this virus is slightly difficult. Antivirus can't remove it automatically. However detailed procedure to remove it is available at

http://coolexp.blogspot.com/2008/01/fold...

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So how to clean the virus then? I found some solution from the following link and have successfully cleaned it from my system.

http://coolexp.blogspot.com/2008/01/fold...

It will help you to get rid of this virus named W32.Rontokbro@mm aka brontok.a and to get back your hidden files. Source(s): http://coolexp.blogspot.com/2008/01/fold...

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and in further dont forget to use updated antivirus......

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