[Groop]@#&!%$#@?!, Part 2

Chris Schechner schechnr@flash.net
Mon, 26 Nov 2001 22:38:39 -0500

My solution:

1. Unplug the computer

2. Throw it out the window

3. Buy a Mac

4. Software is easy to install and uninstall.


>OK, so I figure out how to delete the files. (You don't hold F8 to get to
>Safe Mode, you tap it successively) Then, of course, the computer didn't
>work right so I had to reinstall Widows 98 (don't laugh you anti-Microsoft
>So now the virus is gone, the computer is running properly and all I have to
>do is be responsible (finally) and buy an antivirus program.  So I go with
>McAfee Active Shield, but I can't get the darn thing to download!!!!  I've
>been on their tech support chat line three times today!!!  I've deleted
>stuff, I've gotten into that registry thing and deleted other stuff, I've
>upgraded Internet Explorer to the right 5,5 version and it STILL won't
>download the McAfee Agent program.
>They finally decided there must be an antivirus program left from some other
>time and they can't help me find it!!
>ARGGHH!!!!   Trying to put in an antivirus program is turning out to be a
>bigger pain than getting rid of the damned virus!!!
>-Gary G.
>Groop maillist  -  Groop@groo.com