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Re: O.T.: Help whit Virus
- To: Pedro Antonio <gohan at mexico dot com>
- Subject: Re: O.T.: Help whit Virus
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 18:49:05 -0400
- Cc: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <199910192224.SAA09031@web2.chek.com>
- Reply-To: Please-do-not-reply-to-the-mailing-list at nowhere dot com
I'm sorry. You're really in the wrong group for receiving this kind of
help. I would suggest looking into one of the discussion groups at
On Tue, Oct 19, 1999 at 06:24:52PM -0400, Pedro Antonio wrote:
> Hi all, i know that this,list is about programming win32 apps with GNU
>tools, but i hope someone can give some advise with this situation, sorry if
>this bothers anyone....
> What happens is this: we got in workspace a machine with a 3.0G hard drive,
>it started with some failures and some programs made illegal operations...a
>friend rebooted the machine to see if this would fix things but then when it
>tries to load the boot record from HD it says I/O disk error, we then tried
>to boot from a floppy and we were succefull but the problem is that the windows
>directory is aparently gone and many others dirs and files, except some sys
>files and two strange files with unusuall names in ascii characters, each file
>had three chars for name, but the think is that one of these files had size
>about 4.1G !!!!!!!!
> Anyone knows what happened ??? was this a virus, throjan or worm ??? and
>if it was any of them can we recover the info in the HD ??? My guessing is that
>it could be a virus or throjan and it messed up with the FileSystem information
>as the Bios and fdisk say both that the Partition table is allright...
> Can anyone give some light on the matter ???
> Thanks and again sorry but we had important source code...please reply to
>my mail address not to the list...
> Pedro Antonio
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