Christopher Daniel So
Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
17 Aug 2012
For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.
Remove malware/grayware files that dropped/downloaded TROJ_WIPMBR.A
Identify files detected as TROJ_WIPMBR.A, then restore the Master Boot Record and delete malware files using Recovery Console
Search and delete this file
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_WIPMBR.A. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.
Restore files from backup Only Microsoft-related files will be restored. If this malware/grayware also deleted files related to programs that are not from Microsoft, please reinstall those programs on your computer again.