Hi All, I have an odd virus that traditional scans can't get. I've tried Malaware Bytes, Norton Power eraser, Avast as my normal protection and ran an Avast boot scan as well. Here's what's happening. My 150gb drive recently had 50gb disappear so I went searching for what's using the space. I found the Windows file uses over 50gb of space so I checked the properties of each sub-folder in order of appearance. "Globalization" took up 50.6gb the first time I checked it's properties, then I closed it and checked again and it was 30.6mb. I continued down the list and found Logs was 50.6gb, closed it, checked again and it was 273mb. Then prefetch was 50.6gb and when checked a second time it was 0, then "tasks" was 50.6gb, second time it was 39.7kb, and this goes on and on indefinitely, I can chase the 50.6gb to another sub-folder but the second time it's gone. I found that if I quickly close "properties" while it's counting up to 50.6 that it doesn't "jump". It seems to "jump" to another sub-folder when it's done being counted. So I copied "tasks" to a thumb drive and then chased the virus until it showed up in "tasks" again (one of it's favorites), stopped it halfway and tried to delete the subfolder so i could get rid of the virus, replace it with the good version on the thumb drive, but it wouldn't delete, said it was "in use."
So how do I get rid of this fake 50gb space consuming virus?
I'm running Windows 7 pro 64bit.