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How to remove an infection from the System Volume Information folder:

Files in the System volume information folder are source files for the System Restore function, which is available in Windows operating systems. This function enables the user to restore a previous system configuration by using a previously-created backup. This backup may contain files that were infected. Because this folder is protected by the operating system, it is necessary to follow these steps to delete these files.

Windows XP

1. Save your work and close all open applications.
2. Press the Windows logo key+R.
3. Type sysdm.cpl into the opened window, and then click OK.
4. Click the System Restore tab.
5. Select the Turn off System Restore on all drives check box, and then click OK.
6. Restart your computer.
7. Repeat the first steps, but this time clear the Turn off System Restore check box.

Windows Vista

1. Save your work and close all open applications.
2. Press the Windows logo key+R.
3. Type sysdm.cpl into the opened window, and then click OK.
4. Click the System Protection tab.
5. Uncheck all hard-disks in Available Disks section and confirm with OK button..
6. Restart your computer.
7. Go through the first five steps again and check all previously unchecked hard-disks in Available Disks section.

Windows 7

1. Save your work and close all open applications.
2. Press the Windows logo key+R.
3. Type sysdm.cpl into the opened window, and then click OK.
4. Click the System Protection tab.
5. Click the Configure... button and choose Delete button.
6. Confirm deletion of previous restore points.