Hi Carl, You might try what is below to reset the restore files. Of course if the virus is still in the system, it may still put it back in the first restore point, but is worth a try. CAUSE This error message may occur if the System Restore files are damaged. RESOLUTION To work around this issue, try one of the following methods: Method One 1.. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click MS-DOS Prompt. 2.. At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command: cd system cd restore rstrui.exe /makefirstrestorepoint 3.. Close the command prompt window by clicking the Close button in the upper-right corner of the window. 4.. Restart your computer. Method Two If method one does not resolve the issue, reinstall Windows XP, after you perform a clean boot. Bob Noble www.sonic.net/bnoble ----- Original Message ----- From: "ctm007" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 6:14 AM Subject: [pcductape] WIN32/MAGISTR.B MessageHi Guys, I need advice. I have a windows xp system that cannot get rid of WIN32/MAGISTR.B virus. Some weeks ago my system reported the virus WIN32/MAGISTR.B and I immediately ran AVG virus program and it cure the virus. However, even though the virus is no longer on my system I keep getting notice when I reboot of a virus identified by AVG Resident Shield and To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.