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Hello. I was wondering. My AV software detected a trojan in a file in the System Volume Information. Is it safe to delete the file? Thanks.

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Hi MajorFatCat

Every partition on your hard drive has a "System Volume Information" file. These files store the "Restore Points" information that System Restore records. It would appear that you have a trojan residing in one of your System Restore Points. To answer your question, I would not simply delete this file, but post a HijackThis scan logfile in the Malware Removal section as there may be other infections that your AV is not detecting. Please follow the guidelines before submitting a post there.

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