1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at info@12ozprophet.com and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

Deleting infected files when it won't let you.......

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Dr. Dazzle, Jun 6, 2002.

  1. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2001
    Messages:
    8,147

    Deleting infected files when it won't let you.......

    Discussion started by Dr. Dazzle - Jun 6, 2002

    Ok, so has anyone heard of the LoveLetter virus? Well, I have it. I've done all the stuff I (think) I'm supposed to, but there is this one infected file that I cannot delete. The following message comes up...

    ERROR DELETING FILE

    Cannot delete loveletter[1]:Access is denied

    Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use



    So what does this mean, and how can I get rid of it?? Come on computer nerds, some help wouold be greatly appreciated......

    :eek:
     
    Dr. Dazzle - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    8,147
    - Joined:
    Nov 19, 2001
  2. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2001
    Messages:
    19,357

    Pistol - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    "Subject: I Love You"

    Dude i can't believe you opened it.
     
    Pistol - Rank: Dirty Dozen Crew - Messages:
    19,357
    - Joined:
    Jul 12, 2001
  3. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2001
    Messages:
    19,357

    Pistol - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    BTW I think you can quarantine it for now and try deleting it after.
     
    Pistol - Rank: Dirty Dozen Crew - Messages:
    19,357
    - Joined:
    Jul 12, 2001
  4. rip

    rip 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2001
    Messages:
    2,667

    rip - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    seriously the e-mail says in the fuccin title "love letter" and u know god dammed well no1 loves u.
     
    rip - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    2,667
    - Joined:
    Nov 10, 2001
  5. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2001
    Messages:
    7,577

    ASER1NE - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    i dont open nothing i dont know , i just hit delete like i fucks friends hot moms , easily and often , please believe it .
     
    ASER1NE - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    7,577
    - Joined:
    Oct 15, 2001
  6. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2001
    Messages:
    8,147

    Dr. Dazzle - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    Lets clarify something here folks, I didn't open it, someone else in my family did, unbeknownst to the consequences. My email is always just porn and free hoses and shit....

    So, does anyone have the answer???
     
    Dr. Dazzle - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    8,147
    - Joined:
    Nov 19, 2001
  7. Zack Morris

    Zack Morris 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2001
    Messages:
    9,728

    Zack Morris - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    last night I removed the benjamin.w32.worm from my computer...go t www.antivirus.com and it will show you allt he steps you need to take to remove it
     
    Zack Morris - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    9,728
    - Joined:
    Jun 23, 2001
  8. rip

    rip 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2001
    Messages:
    2,667

    rip - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    heh yer funny.
     
    rip - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    2,667
    - Joined:
    Nov 10, 2001
  9. Swizel

    Swizel Guest

    Swizel - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    Some of the newer virus's don't even have to be opened....they can infect you by you viewing the subject of an email in your inbox. I'd say, restart in dos mode...and then delete it. It's kinda like, you can't delete an mp3 song while you're listening to it. If that doesn't help, there are numerous love letter "cleaning" tools available on the net.
     
  10. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2001
    Messages:
    8,147

    Dr. Dazzle - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    Yeah, that's exactly what it is like, I'ma go try that.......
     
    Dr. Dazzle - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    8,147
    - Joined:
    Nov 19, 2001
  11. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2001
    Messages:
    16,059

    boogie hands - Replied Jun 6, 2002

    a good thing to try when the "file is currently in use" message comes up is to boot your computer to safe mode (the manual to your computer should tell you how to do thing.....i hit f8 during start up but i also boot with dual partitions so things may be different for me being that i get an option screen before starting)....safe mode with basically run only the bare minimum in order for your computer to work, a stripped down version of your OS, this will allow you to get rid of any files like the one you described.....

    i would only use this for those random nusance files that dont do anything and cant be deleted...if its an actual virus then youll need to go with what zack said...
     
    boogie hands - Rank: 12oz Legend - Messages:
    16,059
    - Joined:
    Feb 15, 2001
  12. Daze One Million

    Daze One Million 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2001
    Messages:
    3,804

    Daze One Million - Replied Jun 11, 2002

    best bet would be to delete it through dos, also if it says it may be running, check your ctrl+alt+delete window that pops up, i dont know to much about the love letter virus, but most likley its not gonna show up on the list, ive never tried doing it through safe mode, but sounds good to me, hope i helped
     
    Daze One Million - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    3,804
    - Joined:
    Jun 12, 2001