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Old 12-16-2005, 12:36 AM   #1
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Default Hidden files with lots of crap

So i was running ad aware to look for spyware on my computer, and it kept coming up with a file called Uploads on my harddrive, and it was a hiddden folder that no matter what, windows explorer couldnt find it, so i typed in the file path in the run program or whatever. and found a hidden folder with 6 gigs worth of usless zip files, with titles like "one click dvd ripper". seeing as i dont even have a dvd drive, i have no idea how these 6000+ files got on my computer. I deleted them all and gained back some precious hard drive space, but i was ondering if anyone else has any ideas on that this is
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Old 12-16-2005, 02:41 AM   #2
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Wow, that some big ********ing dls. Probably a downloader virus u got on your comp or sumin, damn that would of taken like 2 years on my 56k lol.
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Old 12-16-2005, 10:38 AM   #3
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That sounds like a trojan.downloader virus or spyware. Run liveupdate on your antivirus and run a full system scan. Also download ms antispyware or something like that and run a full system scan as well.
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