Whenever I start my laptop I get: Cannot find script file "C:\WINDOWS\sowar.vbs".
I think this is a virus. What should I do to resolve this one? Another thing, whenever I open internet explorer, the name "Internet Explorer" at the top is replaced by "SoWar Browser" and my homepage was set to a porn site (www.redtube.com).
To fix this issue, please follow these steps:
Boot into safe mode (use F8 after the Windows screen is displayed)
use Ctr + Alt + Delete to run explorer.exe
Click on File > New Task > type: explorer.exe, Press OK
This will show your desktop icons but not solve the problem
Now follow these steps:
1- copy explorer.exe from another clean computer (from C:\WINDOWS) to a flash drive
2- in your computer go to C:\WINDOWS
3- show hidden files from (Tools - Folder Options - View - Show hidden files and folders)
4- delete explorer.exe and any other files that start with explorer...
delete any files that start with "sowar"
5- copy the new file (explorer.exe) from the flash drive
6- log off or restart
7- log on and you should have the desktop back. But you still have to delete sowar files and the sowar startup
8. Then download Malwarebytes anti-malware program here
. Install it and run it in safe mode. It should fix your problem.
Published by jak58
Latest update on October 25, 2009 at 06:35 AM by jak58.