Karl's Windows Admin Tips & Tricks

Jul 14 2011   9:11PM GMT

After a virus attack turn off system restore.

Karl Gechlik Karl Gechlik Profile: Karl Gechlik

All the new bad trojans and other nasty infections on your Windows computer like to hang out in the system restore files. That’s right even after cleaning a spyware riddled machine the unknowing subject can unwillingly wind up re-infecting their computers by launching system restore. Stop that before it happens. Disable system restore and then re-enable it to knock them out the box.

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