"Mal" <Mal@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> My father's computer got hit with a nasty rootkit virus. I was able to
> remove it manually and it now scans clean with Kaspersky and several other
> rootkit scanning programs. However, portions of the user interface now
> appear in a slavic language.
> Is it possible to change these menus and popup windows back into English
> with Powershell? If not, would someone be kind enough to point me to a
> utility which will?
> His computer is a Dell laptop running their OEM version of WinXP with SP2.
> Thanks in advance.
PowerShell is unlikely to help in this case. It's more of a general
operating issue than a PowerShell one, so you'd probably get a better
but a couple of suggestions....
If you've made a note of the vrus that you had, then there may be specific
cleanup utiltiies available on the web to repair your system with. Google
would help there.
You may have had a number of your system files changed. If you have an XP
SP2, then running this command from a command prompt
with an XP disc handy may help there.
You could also try looking in
Control Panel > Regional and Language Options
Revert any settings in there back to English (or the language of your