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Not sure if virus and can't view it

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#1 kevjunba


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 11:10 PM

I just recently downloaded avast! and ran a scan on my computer to find something like 2500 virus contained within a folder. avast! claimed that it was a rootkit virus. It was contained within the folder 488053cdbca3231eeb2c2af7236d09ed within C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download. I have tried opening it, but it gives me an O/I error and when I try to delete the folder it also gives me an error message.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 30 April 2012 - 11:29 PM.
Moved to AII from Windows 7 ~ OB

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#2 ThatGamingGuy


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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:00 AM

You need to run AVAST's scan in order to run a scan that will give you the option to get rid of rootkit viruses. Click on it. Your computer will restart and run an AVAST boot-time scan, which should solve your problem.

Edited by ThatGamingGuy, 03 May 2012 - 08:01 AM.

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