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#1 commonalias

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 08:03 PM

Norton Security Suite shows a clean bill of health. However, the past two days have been plagued with the message, "You are running on very low disk space on Local Disk (C:)"

The tray icon runs Disk Cleanup when clicked. I've deleted all extra "Add/Remove Programs" that take up the most space (Torrent Bit, Google Earth, etc).

I've also used WinDirStat to clean up. And just now, I tried CCleaner. The problem persists.

I've used this site in the past with phenomenal results. Thanks so much in advance.... good karma rules.

Here is my most recent Disk Managent:
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e7/commonalias/10-25-11.jpg

Edited by commonalias, 25 October 2011 - 08:03 PM.


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Posted 25 October 2011 - 08:22 PM

Check the folder that you use to download torrents to, and see how much space that takes up.

Right click on the Directory and select Properties.

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 09:54 PM

I really can't find anything related to Torrent anymore since deleting it.

Here's my WinDirStat report:
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e7/commonalias/WinDirStat-1.jpg

Notice "My Documents" > "Retrieved Contents" is completely full. Can I delete this to free up a lot of space??

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 10:01 PM

Since you ran Combofix, Please follow the instructions in ==>Malware Removal and Log Section Preparation Guide<==.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include the link to this topic in your new topic and a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

Once you have created the new topic, please reply back here with a link to the new topic.

Most importantly please be patient till you get a reply to your topic.

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 10:51 AM

a new link was created, as instructed:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic425539.html

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 02:44 PM

Now that your log is properly posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the logs you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on, the Malware Removal Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the Malware Removal Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Now that your log is posted and you are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another Malware Removal Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.

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