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Missing files + new weird files = help!


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Ktm407

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Hi, I have Windows 98, 2nd edition. I opened one of my MP3 folders tonight and there were weird, new files with names like: 9 and Ζ8. Most of them were the same size, and they were from the year 2008.

Then, upon examining my folder more closely, I realized I was missing a bunch of MP3s -- at least 30 that I can recognize are gone. (Which seems close to the number of odd files there now.) But my other MP3 folders are fine.

What happened? Is it because I have a crappy computer? I ran a virus and a spyware scan and nothing came up. Can I get my files back?

Please help me. It would be much appreciated! :tazz:


Here is a picture of the problem:
http://images2.dmusi...ikely/43428.gif
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Welcome to GTG Ktm407, it looks like malware. Try the instructions here.
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I ran Ad-aware and Spybot. And I ran that free online virus scanner, House Calls. They didn't find anything.

I think because the weird files seem to be the same number of files I'm missing, that maybe something happened and my MP3s got corrupted?
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Try a couple of more free online virus scans:

http://www.pandasoft...n_principal.htm

http://www.kaspersky...oduct=161744315
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