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I can't uninstall combofix!


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#1 KittiePop

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 03:56 PM

I only downloaded and ran combofix because I had the google redirect virus and I had tried everything before. I didn't really know how powerful of a program it was.

Whenever I type combofix /uninstall into run, a message pops up saying "C:\Users\Fox\Downloads\Combofix.exe
The directory name is invalid.

What do I do??

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 07:34 AM

The correct way to uninstall ComboFix can be found here. ComboFix should have been saved to and directly run from the Desktop.
-- If you encounter any problems using the switch from the Run dialog box, just rename ComboFix.exe to Uninstall.exe, then double-click on it to remove.

Afterwards, please do NOT run ComboFix again unless asked to do so by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Please read the pinned topic ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here.
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Posted 23 October 2011 - 10:40 PM

It just keeps saying the directory name is invalid, even after I renamed it. :-(

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 06:45 AM

Was Combofix.exe on the Desktop when you renamed it?
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Posted 24 October 2011 - 02:29 PM

No, I didn't originally save it to the desktop.




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