scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Pretty Park
McQuaid Family (McQuaidfam@MEDIAONE.NET
Thu Mar 09 2000 - 20:50:01 CST
We got infected by this worm. If you have not yet done so, DELETE THIS
Within 30 minutes of being executed, it will send itself to everyone on
your address book.
Feel free to send this email as this is the directions on how to remove it.
PRINT IT NOW!!! You will need to follow all 19 steps
You can also go to:
to get these steps to curing your PC. Symantec.com is a great page for
info on curing worms and virus. You might want to bookmark it.
1. Click Start
2. Click Run
3. In the box type (exactly) REGEDIT
4. click OK
5. You need to find the following file. Just keep double clicking on the
folder names till you get to the end.
double click HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
then exefile (this is down a long way, after Excel Worksheet!)
6. Double click on the right side the file name. You should get a smaller
box, labeled Value Data,with the
following in it:
7. You need to delete the part that says Files32.vxd
8. Click Ok
9. Close everything
10. Go to Explorer
11. Use Find File (under tools) and search for PrettyPark.exe.
12. Click Edit, select all
13 Click File, delete
14. Click OK
15. Reboot your computer YOU MUST DO THIS STEP!!
16.Now, go back to Explorer
17 Use find file again, this time find a file called FILES32.vxd
18 Click Edit, select all
19. Click File, delete.
I am sorry for the problems. Please email me if you have any problems. I
will help all I can.