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Old 12-28-2005, 04:06 AM   #1
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Default Spyro The Dragon becomes Pornographic

'kay, so awhile back I tried to download Spyro via one of those P2P file share programs. I wound up getting an application titled "x-latin p%^$ rape brazil sex" instead. Funny how people can label something a nice, innocent children's game and then give you that, huh?

Anyway, I tried safe mode, spyware programs, startup and run cleanups, etc. Every time I start my computer, I try to delete it. It says it's currently in use. I can't move it off my desktop or anything. It just sits there, mocking me.

Any help? This is driving me crazy. It doesn't seem to be doing anything, but it just won't go away.

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Old 12-28-2005, 06:33 AM   #2
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hmm
can't delete it in safe mode!?

Well there was this one virus I was messing with (just for fun) and then I wanted to manually delete it but it wouldn't let me. So then I deleted another file (part of the virus) and after that I was able to delete the virus.
So u could try searching for other stuff with the same file name or something like that.

And what anti-virus are u using?
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:59 AM   #3
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I just use the freeware version of AVG.
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Old 12-28-2005, 12:01 PM   #4
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well I'm almost out of ideas.
U could try to check the startup for anything that u don't want in there, but I doubt it will help if safe mode didn't.
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Old 12-28-2005, 12:06 PM   #5
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Yeah, did the startup thing already. It's still sitting on my desktop. It's a real eyesore. I guess this should teach me a lesson - don't use programs like BitTorrent.
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:50 PM   #6
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Tried to download a copyrighted program via P2P? Hmmm...
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Old 12-28-2005, 11:29 PM   #7
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Backup purposes. I had the original from ages ago, couldn't find it. Wanted to burn it to a CD for my girlfriend so she could play it.
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Old 12-30-2005, 02:12 PM   #8
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The problem w/p2p is that you never know what your downloading..Someone can put a full vesion of a program for download...then put a password on it, making it impossible to open w/explorer..

unless you know how to crack it...anyway's all the time you spent downloading the file, it was all for not when you went to open it...please enter password.

conclusion: it just isn't worth it..
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Old 12-31-2005, 05:46 AM   #9
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well usually if there is a password protection it's in the .rar files (if there is one)
And with the right programs that ain't hard to crack.

And nice avatar mixx.
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Old 12-31-2005, 11:12 PM   #10
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Safe mode should've done the trick unless it has infected a system file, just boot in safe mode again, then run full scans with programs like Ad Aware, Spybot Search And Destroy, Microsoft Anti Spyware, AVG and AntiVir making sure that their defnitions have been updated ... usually, the 'msconfig' comman does the trick, removing all startup items except for the necessities such as firewalls and so forth ...
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