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Windows 7: Phantom icon


04 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Phantom icon

Today I noticed a phantom system folder under my computer. I'm not sure where it came from or if it's just some sort of registry error. I can delete it but it comes back every time

This is what it looks like:


This is the delete dialog:


This is the error I receive if I try to copy and paste it to my desktop:



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04 Oct 2010   #2

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

Try a file shredder or to quarantine the file...

i think quaranteeing will do the trick.
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04 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I've had those before... it was annoying as heck. You have one, which isn't so bad. I had over 3,000 of them mysteriously appear at once. Took me weeks to get rid of.
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05 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by youllbelost View Post
Try a file shredder or to quarantine the file...

i think quaranteeing will do the trick.
I used Spybot's secure shredder and that fixed the problem. Thank you
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Oct 2010   #5

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RubberDucky451 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by youllbelost View Post
Try a file shredder or to quarantine the file...

i think quaranteeing will do the trick.
I used Spybot's secure shredder and that fixed the problem. Thank you
you are welcome!!
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