View Full Version : .mp3.vbs and .jpg.vbs FILES

21-10-2001, 10:22 AM
i have a problem, all my jpg and mp3 files have now been changed to .mp3.vbs and .jpg.vbs and i cant just rename the file and change the extension, it doesnt work, is there a way to recover these files without a total loss?


21-10-2001, 10:35 AM
A scripting virus? You should check all of your files for viruses, with an up-to-date scanner, Such as Norton Antivirus 2002. The .vbs extension is a common sign of a virus.

21-10-2001, 09:52 PM
Almost certainly a virus..I had this happen to me about a year ago but in my case it was really scary as I could see all my files changing as I watched.....lost a heap of stuff but chalked it up to experience. It has made me a lot more cautious about what I open.