Tuesday, December 15, 2009

apt for cygwin

As we are using apt for installing softwares in Ubuntu and other Debian linux. We also can install softwares in cygwin using similar command. For that we need to use cyg-apt which is mostly similar to apt and makes installing cygwin packages more friendly. Though this is not coming with cygwin. You need to install cyg-apt.

To install cyg-apt on cygwin follow the steps given:
1) Open Cygwin
2) type cd /bin
3) type wget http://www.lilypond.org/~janneke/software/cyg-apt
4) type chmod a+rx cyg-apt
5) type cyg-apt setup
type cyg-apt update

And you are done.

Friday, March 27, 2009

remove brontok by yourself

Before all lets us know about brontok.

Win32.Brontok.j is a worm that disables Windows Registry Editor and Folder Options. And it also reboots the system if user tries to open the application which is affected by brontok. This worm also modifies several registry entries.

So we can say that Bontok is the stickiest virus.

U can remove it easily.

Start ur computer in safe mode with command prompt and type the following commands to enable registry editor:-

reg delete HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\policies\system /v "DisableRegistryTools"

reg delete HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\policies\system /v "DisableRegistryTools"

After this ur registry editor is enable

Now go to run and type regedit

then follow the following path :-


on the right side delete the entries which contain 'Brontok' and 'Tok-' words.

after that restart ur system

open registry editor and follow the path to enable folder option in tools menu

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Policies\Explorer\ 'NoFolderOption'

delete this entry and restart ur computer

and search *.exe files in all drives (search in hidden files also)

remove all files which are display likes as folder icon.

Now Congratulations! ur computer is completely free from virus brontok