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#1 Angbblue

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 09:26 PM

Hi. My OS is Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. My Anti Virus program is Avira Antivir Personal. My Anti virus scanner is 60% finished scanning my 500GB hard drive and has found nearly 40,000 hidden objects. Normally there are zero. Once in a great while it will find one. My PC has been running perfectly normal all day today and every day. I am worried. I know this is not normal, but what does it mean? My Operating system is a real pain in the butt when it comes to accessing certain files even though I have real administrator control. Please tell me what I am to do. Any and all help is appreciated. Thank you.

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Posted 18 December 2010 - 08:49 AM

Can you provide a partial list of a few of these hidden files detections so we know what they are.

Get a second opinion by performing an Online Virus Scan like Eset Online Anti-virus Scanner or Kaspersky Online Virus Scanner.
{If given the option, choose "Quarantine" or "Cure" instead of Delete.)
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Posted 18 December 2010 - 05:01 PM

Hi. Thank you very much for your reply. I think I have my issue resolved. I appreciate your help very much.
Have a nice day.
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Posted 18 December 2010 - 05:36 PM

I think I have my issue resolved.

Would you like to share how? Were they false detections?
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