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Ext User(Mobeus)
01-06-2007, 09:03 PM
Thanks very much for your assitance - the link you posted is an invaluable
resorce for future troubles.

"SingaporeWebDesign" wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Try the registry fixes at this site
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
> (Line 278, left) and (Line 289, right) and (line 386, right)
>
> Also see
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/resetfwpol.htm
> and
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/srpolicy.htm
>
> --
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> http://www.bootstrike.com/WinXP/faq.html
> Windows XP FAQ
>
> "Mobeus" <Mobeus@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:924076B8-9EF1-44B7-BB4D-2165C9A0B8C4@microsoft.com...
> >I have been trying to apply a system restore but I keep getting the message
> > 'system restore turned off by group policy.... contact your domain
> > administrator'.
> >
> > This, I'm sure, has been effected by a malcious file that I mistakenly
> > executed from a bit torrent download that wasn't what it claimed to be. I
> > have run various tools to identify and remove the file ........ named
> > scvhost.exe and this appears to have been successfull but it has disabled
> > my
> > Windows firewall and also the restore point facility. Please help - I can
> > find no way to re-enable these functions. Many thanks.
>
>
>

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