I found out after I ran combofix that I am NOT supposed to just run it blindly "over the counter". I certainly was not directed by anyone to use it. I was simply reading up on some virus removal posts similar to my own problem and I ran it, not knowing better.
My computer restarted fine and I am here posting about this after I read up on a little bit more and became a bit concerned. My problem, if one could call it that, is this:
I had no space left on my computer, about 900mb left before I ran combofix. After the reboot and combofix finishing its business, I free up to a 17GB of drive space. Is this supposed to happen? I dont know what sort of virus there are out there that takes up some 16GB, or if there are things combofix does (like erasing temp files or something)? Is this normal at all?
It doesnt help that I read some posts that says there is a problem with the rootkit combofix is using and that it deleted system critical files and such. I am a bit concerned as to what happened.
(Moderator edit: moved topic to more appropriate forum and changed Topic Description. jgweed)
Edited by jgweed, 24 December 2007 - 01:39 PM.