Hasty Delete

Posted on 2002-05-06
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
Today in my email I recieved a virus warning and mind you, I ALWAYS check these out with Semantec. Well this time I didn't and deleted the following: jdbgmgr.exe. So after I deleted said file, I checked with Semantec and found that it was a hoax. My question is, how do I replace this and where do I put it on my C drive? Thank you all for any attention I may recieve. Jonmar
Question by:jonmar
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Expert Comment

ID: 6992887
Hey, Jonmar... I know many people who have been in this situation, so don't fret...

First, I'm guessing you already dumped the recycle bin? If so, still no need to worry.

Microsoft has been notified of this issue & has already posted their response regarding this virus myth: "If a user has Visual J++ 1.x installed but JDBGMGR.EXE is missing, the net result would be that some Java programs wouldn't run. In all other cases, there would be no effect from deleting the file."

If you still feel uneasy & want to undo whats been done, search your HD for KRNL386.EXE... this is the directory where you will need to extract JDBGMGR.EXE to... and you can find JDBGMGR.EXE on your windows98 CD inside Win98_41.cab (inside Win98_45.cab on win98se)

Hope this helps!

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Expert Comment

ID: 6992914
It goes in your C:\Windows\System folder

It is in CAB_45 on your Windows98 CD

Author Comment

ID: 6992981
EricWestbo, I don't have a windows 98 CD. They only supplied me with a "Quick Restore" CD.Jonmar
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Expert Comment

ID: 6993082
Do a search on your machine for *.cab files. Some of these OEM setups will place the cab files on the harddisk. Also one of the follosing may help you retreive the file and some of these are free or will let you retrieve one file before requiring you to purchase them.

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Expert Comment

ID: 6993791
Go to start\run
type in   SFC and hit ok
click on Extract one file from installation disk
Type in   jdbgmgr.exe  and hit start
In restore from type C:\windows\options\cabs
At the Save Files In  box type in C:\windows\system
and hit ok
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Accepted Solution

hewittg earned 400 total points
ID: 6995243
jon, just a thought.  Do you have someone that has win98.  If so, save the file to a disk and save it on your pcin the windows system directory as stated above.
It is a small file.

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Expert Comment

ID: 6995302
If you only have the quick restore cd, then, unless you've deleted them,
all the files (cabs) that would be on the win98 cd
are in the folder Cabs  in C:\windows\options\cabs

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