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Q: computer virus ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: computer virus
Category: Computers
Asked by: tracer123-ga
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Posted: 29 Mar 2004 10:48 PST
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Question ID: 321790
E6FB5E20-DE35-11CF-9C87-00AA005127ED what is this? It is found in
Mydoom and Netsky viruses.
Subject: Re: computer virus
Answered By: skermit-ga on 29 Mar 2004 10:57 PST
E6FB5E20-DE35-11CF-9C87-00AA005127ED is a location string where these
two virii choose to hide in the system registry of Windows.

The full locations of the settings it hides in registry actually appear here:

These are two of but many places in the system registry which are
created and used for the virus. It just makes it a bit harder for
antivirus programs to find and completely elminate if it disperses
itself throughout your registry, startup files, as well as infecting
various executables, not to mention its worm-like effects through
email, etc. For more information on how else the virus works, please
see the following page below:

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