Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

IGNORE - SOLVED Mystery folder X keeps coming back after removing.

  • This topic is locked This topic is locked




  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 41 posts

IGNORE  - SOLVED!! The folders were placed there by Cybereasons Ransomfree. Please delete this post. 


I found a folder on my computer that I didn't recognise, when I opened it, it contained files with strange names (which I didn't open). I removed the folder with AVG removal tool. But when I restarted my computer another folder (always starting with X - so Xtools243 or Xversions19) replaced the folder I had removed. 


I have run Malwarebytes anti-malware and AVG both come back clean. 


Anyone know what this is? I haven't noticed anything strange with my computer but I would very much like to get rid of this "returning" folder as I don't trust it. 


Edit: there is another folder also under C: that I can't delete and contains files with names like: courage.taxi.mdb, ally.selfish.serving.realistic.pem, royalproof




Edited by beefheart_1, 12 July 2017 - 05:10 AM.

  • 0




    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 6,981 posts
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.

Joe :)
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP