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Hello all - help please
I am in the process of removing SywareQuake from a friends laptop. After doing a CNET search I am following the sugestions contained in a post by netserver_guy dated 25th march 06. Iv'e got to the point where I have to rename the file Stickrep.dll.
However the System 32 folder does not show up in windows explorer. Also I can't enter it from the Command Prompt. Is this anything to do with the SpywareQuake? and can it be repaired?.
The Laptop is a IBM Thinkpad with Intel Pentium III running windows XP Proffesional with SP2.

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How to remove SpywareQuake

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system 32

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Thanks for your reply Marianna
I have followed the instructions in the write up link you supplied. Spywarequake has now gone but System 32
Folder is still missing. Any ideas on how to get it back?

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Re: Missing System32 folder

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bobbygee, Check out Bratt's solution in the thread at the link below.

Anyway to fix the problem try this. Open command prompt and type: attrib -a -h -r -s c:\windows\system32



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system32 back again

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Thanks for your reply 'tufenuf'. Your sugestion has brought system32 back to life. I also checked out the link to 'Ravins' post who's suggestion could be useful another timw.

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(NT) (NT) Glad it's fixed & Thanks for posting back

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