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Instead of replacing it, the operating system copies the DLL to the system (giving it a temporary name) and creates an entry in the WinInit.Ini file. Short-term, you should be able to delete the WinInit.Exe file, and restore it from the original CD. if you change NUL to the new file name that will work. So how did I get it? · actions · 2001-Aug-16 11:58 pm · CarbonUnitjoin:2000-12-05Cherry Hill, NJ

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Please remember to be considerate of other members. I'll post back if the problem persists. Also do a Find Files for Wininit.exe and ensure you have only one copy. Answer: You can't do it directly. http://newwikipost.org/topic/5ctSeZdmv40PkQ3eAYCKckOOYK6ICFoJ/WININIT-bak.html

If it is WinBatch trying to overwrite the DLL is use, we can handle it, but if it is another setup program trying to do it, some other solution must be Close the WININIT.INI. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: Wininit.ini is killing me!

It uses Wininit.ini to complete the changes needed to your system. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Advertisement sinsation Thread Starter Joined: Sep 15, 2003 Messages: 323 I ran ad-aware a little while ago and quarantined some findings.

I抳e worked through all the information you抳e given. WININIT.INI General Overview: Depending on the Windows platform that you are running on you can perform delayed renames and deletes of files via various mechanisms the next time Windows restarts itself. by avanosdale 路 16 years ago In reply to What does wininit.exe do? page The wininit.ini tries to process the wininit.exe and when it can't it shuts down!

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Symantec issued a fix for this worm almost a year ago. · actions · 2001-Aug-16 11:44 pm · pvaleLurk, Lurk, Lurk,They Call Me The Lurkerjoin:2000-03-29Washington, MO

pvale Member 2001-Aug-16 11:58 pm If you create a file called WININIT.INI in the Windows directory, files listed will be renamed during bootup. Some infected files may be corrupt or may contain only a pure strain of the worm. I don抰 have a copy of wininit.exe on this computer.

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Then leave a message over on our WinBatchTechSupportForum. We did have a tech come round and mess with the computers. Also, this file doesn't support long file names.

Many of the virus-detecting packages have the ability to clean infected files.

  • Bryan, Nov 15, 2003 #2 sinsation Thread Starter Joined: Sep 15, 2003 Messages: 323 Yes, that helped.
  • Another gotcha is the syntax required to effect a file delete with this method.
  • So how did I get it?

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The file 揚E_NIMDA.E doesn抰 exist (I searched my computer using PE_ to broaden the search) So I抦 still rooted! If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. How can I make it so that I can turn on my computer (complete with a wininit.ini file) such that my computer doesn't turn itself off again. The WinInit.Ini file is renamed to WinInit.Bak.

discussion going on just a couple threads away.»W32.HLLW.Bymer Propagation? · actions · 2001-Aug-17 12:20 am · pvaleLurk, Lurk, Lurk,They Call Me The Lurkerjoin:2000-03-29Washington, MO

pvale Member 2001-Aug-17 9:04 am Just for Vancouver, BC, Can. It's probably easiest to just use SFC to 'restore one file' as in Q129605 - How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files http://support.microsoft.com/support.../q129/6/05.asp Reply With Quote June 27th, 2002,03:24 AM #7 Reply With Quote June 25th, 2002,09:56 PM #3 paisan View Profile View Forum Posts Just Virtual Works for Me Join Date May 1999 Location Illinois Posts 1,836 What virus was it

That should fix the problem. Under the "Files and Folders" in the Advanced Settings section, click to put a check mark or to tick the "Show all files" box.