Computer Viruses
Microsoft Windows
Windows XP

Renaming the file in system32?

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2007-07-08 04:02:53

This question is a bit vague. However, in order to rename files

within the system32 directory, you first need to have local

administrative rights. Additionally, the file typically cannot be

in use. If this is a file from a virus, it typically will be in use

and may not be able to be renamed without first ending whatever

process has the file locked.

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