Rootkit

Maybe I have a “rootkit”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rootkit and not a virus. Despite all my best efforts, I can’t seem to get rid of this thing that creates a six digit EXE in c:\windows\temp. Wikipedia actually says that if you have one, the best thing to do is to reinstall since a rootkit modifies so much stuff. Wow, this stuff is terrible. There is a free checker called “blacklight”:http://www.f-secure.com/exclude/blacklight/index.shtml, but the problem is that to really work, you need to boot from a CD and not run the operating system itself.

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