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RE: Virus

  • From: Jade E. Deane
  • Date: Mon Aug 25 22:44:10 2003

Review the system restore feature of XP machines as it relates to
patches.  This seems to be the big buzz around the desktop people where
I work.

Regards,
jade

On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 11:06, Geo. wrote:
> >>We've found that downloading both the appropriate patches and cleaning
> tools,
> and then disconnecting from the network (as in unplug your ethernet cord or
> hang up your modem line) before you run them both - patch then clean - works
> and prevents you from being re-infected during the process.<<
> 
> For those who can't download the fixes first, you should be able to turn on
> IP filtering in the network properties (it blocks incoming connect
> attempts), permit nothing, to allow yourself time to get to windowsupdate
> and get patched. With XP just enable the firewall.
> 
> Geo.
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