2.271..........Oct. 8, 1998
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is a utility to repair files which contain
various forms of corruptions due to cleaning
processes of older scanning engines prior to
v3.2.0. Items cleared by this utility include
invalid modules, virus remnants and even styles
installed by the virus infection process.
requisites for running Program
recommended that VirusScan 3.2.0 (with latest
.DAT) be used to identify and clean any virus on
it is a DOS command line utility which require
command line parameters.
- XLCLEAN is a
DOS command line utility which must use
parameters. Double-clicking on it in Explorer
will not do anythying.
XLCLEAN.EXE to a unique directory, or somewhere
you will use it at the DOS command line level.
You can place it in the Windows directory/folder
if you choose; this way it will always be
available if you go to an MS-DOS window.
obtain the list of available parameters, run
XLCLEAN at the command line without any-
XLCLEAN Ver 2.27 - Copyright (c) Network Assoc.
Last Update: Oct 8, 1998
Usage: XLCLEAN [object1] [object2...] [option1]
/? Display this help screen.
/CLEANXLALL Clean all modules
from MS-EXCEL documents.
/DELBACKUP Delete backup if file
/NOBACKUP Do not create backup
Generate report file into <filename>
/SUB Scan subdirectories.
If you have
determined a file is corrupted after it was
cleaned by an older engine prior to v3.2.0, you
can use XLCLEAN to attempt repair. XLCLEAN will
automatically create a backup file - if the file
is clean the backup file is removed (backup files
use .NAI extension). Place the corrupted file
into a unique working directory. In this example,
the file will reside in the folder called
c:\mydox\*.xls /report xlcl.rep
After typing in
this command, the following is an example of the
output produced, and now contained in the file
xlcl.rep in the current directory:
2.27 - Copyright (c) Network Assoc. 1998.
Last Update: Oct 2, 1998
Virus data file V3110 created 10/07/98 17:16:33
Scanning c:\mydox\*.* [PNOLAN_NAI]
Analyzing File Structure:
[Excel 95 Format]
Virus Module [laroux]
Removed Styles Left By Virus.
Virus Styles: .. 21
Virus Modules: ......... 1
Note: file has a *.NAI backup!
report on *
Possibly Infected: ..... 0
Repaired Files: ........ 1
process all .XLS files within the C:\MYDOX
folder. In this example, an empty module called
PLDT was removed from this spreadsheet.
Please report any errors to firstname.lastname@example.org.
of Issues addressed by the program
- repairs files
cleaned of Excel macro viruses if files
- removes leftover
virus modules after cleaning by older
or modified since last version of this utility
- adjusted for
samples received and not corrected by
v2.26 XLCLEAN routine
This DOS command
line utility program has not been approved by
Quality Assurance and could cause crashes on your
machine(s). It has been designed to help
you address various issues and should be used as
recommended by your McAfee representative.
For any further questions
please contact Virus Research at email@example.com