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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by CarbineKid, Sep 26, 2004.

  1. CarbineKid

    CarbineKid

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    When the wife logged onto the computer today two messages came up(after like 5 mins of waiting for the computer to start up), the first said file C;\WINNT\system32\unit.inf could not be found and another said C;\WINNT\system32\homepage.inf could not be found. Umm what is this, and is it bad. Im a total idiot when it comes to this stuff
    Thanks in advance
    Brian
     
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    I also tried to use the system restore option(twice) and it would not let me restore my computer to an eariler time...yikes
     

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    chevrofreak Senior Member

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    Almost sounds like spyware. Get AdAware and see if thats one of the things it finds.
     
  4. CarbineKid

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    I already ran spybot and it came up with nothing, Im trying ad aware now....any other advice is appreciated
     
  5. Bravo8

    Bravo8 Tattooed Freak

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    I'm no expert by far, but I believe a .inf file is a file that provides Windows with valid configurations for a hardware device or that device's drivers.
     
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    10 Ring Tao Red White Blue

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    Do you have an antivirus program WITH up to date definitions?

    If not, shut down any antivirus stuff you have running and run a scan via http://housecall.trendmicro.com
     
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    update spybot.