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I downloaded a small torrent file and transferred that file to my 1tb external USB hard drive before opening it.
When I did open it, my Nod32 went crackers and informed me I was infected with a generik 32 trojan.
My PC seems completely screwed up now with error messages showing up left, right and centre and hardly any applications working at all.
I did some research and have performed a full system scan with Nod 32 which finds nothing (as it stated it had already cleaned it when it found it).
I've run the latest SuperAntiSpyware and just found/deleted 7 tracking cookies which I suspect were pretty harmless as I never yet ran a SaS scan without finding at least 7 tracking cookies - LOL.
I've also run SmitFraudFix in safe-mode which found nothing.
Thing is, my 1tb external drive still shows as being 850gb full in My Computer but every single folder and icon is now a 1kb shortcut whose Target Type has been changed to screensaver and whose Target has been changed to niwok.scr.
I've detached the PC from the internet but if I double-click on any of the files, an attempt is made to connect to the internet.
Got all my music, photos and documents on that flippin' drive.