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#1 Lena24

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:31 PM

Hey guys.

This may sound not important or maybe stupid, but for someone who shops online, I'm always wary.

Basically, I made a few PowerPoint presentations with dates for my exams. I named them 'Exam Timetables'. After I check back a week later, it's 'exam timetables' with the capitals missing. Again, I know it sounds pathetic, but I just highly doubt that these file names would change so randomly on it's own accord. I really don't want to start shopping online only to have card details taken. My worst fear is that something is accessing my files, because I have some sensitive files on my computer with info I'd rather not have in the wrong hands.

Is this file name change normal or is there something on my computer? And if so, what can I do about it?

Any advice is appreciated! I am using Windows Vista.

I have installed MalwareBytes and recently it has found a few potentially unwanted programs, mainly from that MyWebSearch which I have never been on, nor can think of anyway they could have been installed.

Thanks,

Lena.

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