I personally stick with the BCP "backup, reformat and reinstall from
your original media". That goes for worms and bots.
Other than the obvious, don't let a bot on get on your computer in
the first place, are there any opinions about the best anti-bot tools
for naive computer users? The major virus vendors seem to be having
a bit of trouble dealing with bots, frequently recommending manual
editing of files and use of regedit. There is also a much longer
delay between the apperance of a new bot and updates to antivirus