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Over 4 days, No Response. Docs turned into shortcuts


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#1 hateway

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Posted 18 April 2016 - 09:58 PM

I have a PC with Win 10 that suddenly has some, but not all OpenOffice/Word docs turned into shortcuts that target nowhere. I've run ESET online scanner, Malwarebytes, RKill, AVG, Advanced System Care and all kinds of scrpts in CMD prompt and followed all the steps on http://www.techchore.com/flashdrive-shortcut-virus-and-two-2-methods-to-get-rid-of-it/ as it applies to the C drive. I've searched for shortcut virus and found all kinds of software to d/l & run, but it all points to flash drives, and it seems so sketchy.

 

Any ideas? I'm stumped!



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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 18 April 2016 - 10:23 PM

I've posted the link to your original topic in the 3 days no response topic here:
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/400074/ Hopefully, you'll get a reply soon.
 
To avoid possible confusion, I'm closing this topic pending later deletion.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 19 April 2016 - 03:15 PM.
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