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BrunoBasicBaso

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Hi all.

I have this interesting problem with my external HDD, and I'm not even sure if I posted this problem in the right section.

So i have this HDD and i think i somwhere picked up this virus or something. At first what happened is that when i plugged it in my PC i double click on HDD icon in My Computer and than was this shorcut to again HDD and i double click on it and i can access my files. Than i put some other files on my HDD( i plugged HDD into PC, double click on HDD icon in My Computer and than i didnt double click on shorcut of HDD but i just pasted files nex to it). From that point on whenever i double click on shorcut icon in my HDD to access my old files it shows me :

RunDLL error

Error loading $WMENM.FAT32

The specified module can't be found.

I tried googleing it but it shows no results. I also tried going to registry Machine Microsoft Windows Current version Run but there are no DLL files there. And I also tryed DOS solution for virus that turns my files to shorcuts but it also didn't work.
I haven't still formatted the disc coz i have some important files on it and I would really like to get them back.
HDD still shows 20GB free from 300 but i just can not access them.


Also what i noticed. When i right click this HDD shorcut and click Open File location it redirects me to Windows/System 32 file and there it highlights file rundll32. But that file is kinda weird, his icon is blank paper.

THX

Edited by BrunoBasicBaso, 09 March 2013 - 05:56 AM.

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emeraldnzl

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Hello BrunoBasicBaso,

Welcome to Geekstogo.

Let's check for a possible virus infection causing this.

Make sure you external hard drive is attached and turned on then:

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Full Scan", then click Scan.
  • The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy & Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.
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