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Old 11-04-2005, 02:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Everytime I try to open a .exe file on my computer, I double click on it and nothing happens, it hides the file. I don't know if this is spyware or a virus. Can any one help?
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go to www.antivirus.com and run a free online scan. Note and remove whatever it finds then post back your results. Sounds like a virus not spyware.
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What spyware/adware/virus software do you have?

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Old 11-04-2005, 03:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have Norton and I've scanned it like 4 time and nothing comes up. Ad-aware doesn't show anything either
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Old 11-04-2005, 04:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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congrates dnoch

I suggest you try webroot, onecare, and ms-antispy
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do they happen to be .lnk files?
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Get spybot search and destroy, and AVG free.
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tried spybot, ms-anti spyware, AVG, pccillan, webroot, hijack this, and Autoruns but none of them show anything. I think i'll just format reinstall. bummer.
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Download and run Hijackthis post log.
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