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Recycler virus

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Becky Green

Becky Green

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I have the Recycler virus. Having chosen to show the hidden files and folders in My Computer I can see it on both my external hard drives and my C drive. The problem is, I cannot even get my virus checker to detect it, let alone remove it!

I have scanned with AVG software and then followed the steps in the Malware and Spyware Cleaning Guide, but not even Malwarebytes has detected it and I do not know what else to do.

Malwarebytes scan shows:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.42
Database version: 3289
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.11

05/12/2009 19:35:52
mbam-log-2009-12-05 (19-35-52).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 108588
Time elapsed: 9 minute(s), 14 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Any advice on steps to remove it and prevent its recurrence would be greatly appreciated, nothing that I have found on the internet so far has done anything other than confuse me!

Thanks, Becky
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