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Hard drive space-eating virus

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Recently, AVG's Resident Shield opened up with some infections. So, I chose immediately to remove them but it stated "Critical files cannot be removed". I chose Close and the same Resident Shield window kept showing up with me unable to remove them. The infected files themselves had path names like Java and MS Office(can't remember exact virus names).

A little later, a message came near the system ray saying space is low in C drive. I had about 2.2 GB and when I went to check it, there was only about 60MB left! I was baffled, I hadn't downloaded or installed anything and yet the space kept dropping. This is probably a virus' doing.

I'm extremely worried about this. I don't know how to use things like ComboFix and HijackThis, so I really need help.


Edited by GalaxyTurbo, 01 August 2010 - 04:35 AM.

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Hello GalaxyTurbo,

Have you been to the self help section?

You need to go there before you come here.Posted Image

If you read the thread there you will see step by step instructions to help fix your computer.

After that if your machine still has problems come back and post the necessary logs.

Or, if your machine can't run the tools there come back and tell me.

The link below will take you there.


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