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#1 carpman

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Posted 10 May 2010 - 09:06 AM

Hello, i have tried running combifix but it always blue screens this particular laptop, also it seems to have created a new combo folder in root that contain copy of root, see attached.

The question is can deleted this combifix dir?

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Posted 10 May 2010 - 12:27 PM

ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here

You should not be using Combofix unless instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for general public or personal use. Combofix was never meant to be used as a general purpose malware scanner like SuperAntispyware or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer.


Unlike what many people think, Combofix is not a fix-all program that's just "run and done". It is a highly specialized tool that should only be used under the supervision of an expert. It's not an "everyday use", clean-all program.

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