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Can't delete file - Think my computer is infected [RESOLVED]


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Unzip IceSword.exe to it's own folder

Then run IceSword.exe

When it loads up you will see a button called File at the bottom left

Click that then do the rest of the steps


Let me know if you have any problems
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I have run the IceSword program 12 hours ago and so far it has not come back. Let's hopes this is working.... :)

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Good to hear

Go ahead and delete the IceSword folder to be safe


Let me know if it stays gone and if I can close the thread :)
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WOW...

This folder will NOT stay gone. Three days and nothing then today, just as I was about to close this thread, it's back. There was nothing I did different. Hmmm....

-Kinard
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I have a feeling some program is causing it to respawn, if that is the case then it will come back no matter what we do, and will be impossible to find out what is causing it.

Try this

Right click on the folder, click Properties, under Attributes, uncheck all the boxes, accept any prompts, then try delete the folder.

If that fails, try those same instructions again in Safe Mode.


I have a feeling you will have to live with the folder. You could try move it somewhere so it wouldn't be in the way.
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Sorry...been busy at work.

I guess we might as well end this topic, this folder just doesn't seem to want to stay gone. I'm trying to remember what programs I use right before it keeps reappearing but it's so random.

Oh well..
Thanks for all your help. Feel free to message me if you ever think of anything else that might work.

-Kinard
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Well the tools we have used can delete any file or folder, so there has to be some program bringing it back each time you restart. If you can find what program or process is doing this then we can remove it properly. However this is like finding a needle in a hay stack.

Anyway sorry we couldn't remove it :)
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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