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i downloaded limewire the other day... which is totally wrong of me i know... and somehow over 25000 files

were downloaded to my computer without my knowledge wiht in a single hour. I know these files are there

because when i right click on my OWNER folder and click on its properties, it shows the files. However

when i enter the folder none of the files i had just seen are there, and im not sure how to view them. I know the

folders are not private folders, becaue i made all files able to be viewed through the folder options.

Is ther someway that these are downnnloaded to my registry or sumthin?? any ideas are much appreciated on

what it is and how to get it off my computer...
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Hey there joecool2160, welcome to Geeks To Go Forums.

It sound like Limewire gave you some malware...

So please read this: Read This Before Posting A Hijackthis Log (Click on the link)

That will give you steps that will help you clean up 70% of the problems yourself. Then please download "Hijackthis" and run Hijackthis with log. Save the log file here: Malware Removal - HiJackThis Logs Go Here

When you have followed all these steps. A Geeks To Go Staff Member will help you fix your problem.

(Note: Please be patient, the "Malware Forum" is a very busy place and a two or three day wait is not unusual.)

Thank you and goodluck. :whistling:
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Spike...you are a great "friend..." but here at geeks "we" do not, as such, support Limewire or any other P2P software problems...user beware :whistling: They are the main conduits for malware on the internet.

That being said, uninstall Limewire, and all associated files. Then do a clean-up...especially the "Incomplete" folder, because every time you go back onto the net, it kicks into gear and attempts to download what was incompleted in the previous session... I'd also kill all downloaded files, as more than one, will no doubt be a baddy, if you were not on top of things at the time and your malware software was not up to date and functioning in top form...bummer, eh?
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Please post a Hijackthis log in the malware forum, they will help you further. :whistling:

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