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Windows 7: Unknown Files on Drive C:

25 Oct 2012   #1
fillinpie

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Unknown Files on Drive C:

How did it appear?
I have Avast! Free Antivirus installed on my Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. Unfortunately this antivirus mistakenly sees a program as a virus and moves the file to its virus chest. There is a restore function for me to use that program again. Doing this some unknown files appear and I tried to delete it but some won't. Here is a screenshot.






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25 Oct 2012   #2
edwar

7 x64
 
 

Quickset is a Dell program. Do you have a Dell computer?
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25 Oct 2012   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

An autorun in a root folder is almost ALWAYS a virus that sneaked in, so it gets run as soon as you touch your C drive. The .exe together I guess is also a virus trying to disguise as a legitimate Dell program, it's a common tactic in pendrive's viruses.

Unless you know what both files are, delete them both right now.
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25 Oct 2012   #4
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fillinpie View Post
How did it appear?
I have Avast! Free Antivirus installed on my Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. Unfortunately this antivirus mistakenly sees a program as a virus and moves the file to its virus chest. There is a restore function for me to use that program again. Doing this some unknown files appear and I tried to delete it but some won't. Here is a screenshot.



You can use Virus Total to check a file for infection;

https://www.virustotal.com/

HTH
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