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Posted on 2001-09-11
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I have tried two reputable virus detectors to eradicate my system of the ripper virus but to no avail
can any one tell me how to rid my system of this?
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Shut down Windows, and then turn off the power. Do not simply press the reset button.

Wait thirty seconds to clear memory.

Insert an bootable CDROM or write protected floppy disk that also contains the FDISK program in the drive, and then restart the computer.

Run FDISK /MBR to rebuild the Master Boot Record on the Main Drive

If you have access to fprot, or NAVDX (Norton for DOS), use them to scan ALL files on the hard drive for the virus.

DO NOT RUN ANY PROGRAMS FROM THE HARD DRIVE
This should find and clean the virus from your machine
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steven lewis  it was fprot that alerted me to the virus but also said it was unable to clean it up  i will try pc docs procedure before i try fprot again thanks
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pcdim Glad you got it fixed
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