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That old basic .bat virus how to erase it

  1. Sep 29, 2011 #1
    so you know that .bat virus that everyone knows how to make in notepad, a message pops up and your computer and then it shuts down

    well, someone putted that in a computer with the internet explorer icon, someone wants to log in to internet but ends up shutting down the computer

    how do i erase it??????????
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 29, 2011 #2
    Right click on the IE icon, select Properties, and in the Shortcut tab there is a field called Target which is the path the program that is launched and will probably be "C:\something.bat" if they changed it. Change it back to Internet Explorer, which is here (in XP):

    "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
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