Posted 20 December 2009 - 11:41 PM
Thanks for any help, If I need to post this sommewhere else, please let me know, or if a mod moves it - Thank you.
Used restore disk on computer, went to (3) External Hard Drives to clean files off of them (Music, pics and vids) While deleting I was prompted with “ A program wants to run…. I was distracted and was thinking along the lines of, “Are you sure you want to delete theses items….” I clecked, “Run” not just once but on several files on the Hard Drives and then it dawned on me,
Wait a minute, Run a program, huh?” to late my gift was files that keep duplicating, and duplicating… they duplicate and grow in size fastrer than delete can delete. I shut down the computer, unplugged all 3 External Hard Drives, did a system restore; however for safety sakes, I re-ran the restore disk to factory settings, re downloaded all updates, etc…
Current status: The Hard Drives sit and I am not powering them up or anything until I can get a bit educated on how to proceed!
Windows Vista (home premium)
Norton This is currently the only anti-virus I have in an Active status. A free edition came with the computer, so I haven’t removed it or anything. I just finished downloading the last Windows update a few minutes ago, so currently I am all up to date.
Downloaded but not yet run and set up:
IOLO Technoligies Antivirus
Please advise if there is anything else that will be good to download, also if I should save it for later when to run it.