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Unwanted & Undeletable Files/folders In User Folder

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#1 yoroshiku2


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Posted 11 July 2008 - 08:57 AM

Hi wonderfully busy yet incredibly helpful Bleeping Computer Specialist!

I have some files & linked folders that appeared one day in May that I didn't purposely save to my computer. I'm unable to open these folders/files and my computer tells me the "files are open in another program" so I cannot delete them either - which to me screams Trojan Virus!

I've done a full scan with Norton Anti-Virus 360 & Ad-Aware but they haven't recognized this problem, thus I have no name for what is happening.

Norton's archives did say that I've been infected in the last month by:
W32.Silly FDC
VBS Run auto (reoccuring!)
Trojan Wimad (since May! Possible link?)

Here are the unwanted files in my USER Folder:

Unwanted folders (they're actually links to folders- but I don't know their original location) in my USER Folder:
Application Data
Local Settings
My Documents
Send To
Start Menu

Cannot delete: Erin/AppData/LocalLow/Microsoft/CryptnetUrlCache (I'm able to open AppData folder, but it has some questionable content... not sure what I should attempt to delete)

Thanks for your advice on how to start tackling this problem.

Warm regards,


Edited by yoroshiku2, 11 July 2008 - 09:17 AM.

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