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#1 absolutgreene

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 03:21 PM

i just downloaded avast and did a scan on my computer. whenever it finds something in the windows folder it will ask "are you sure you want to delete this file in the windows folder" which makes me nervous to delete it even though it finds it as a trojan. is there a way i can be sure that it is a bad file and not something i need? thanks

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 06:18 PM

Instead of deleting it, quarantine it.
That way, if it turns out to be something you need, you can go back and restore it.
If you have no problems after a couple of weeks, delete it.
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Posted 08 July 2005 - 09:23 PM

You can search a spyware database while you are doing your scan here:

http://www.spywaredb.com/search-spyware/


or here:

http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

Edited by Enthusiast, 08 July 2005 - 09:25 PM.





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