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Windows 7: Computer Taken over by GOD :P


22 Jul 2010   #1

Window 7 x64
 
 
Computer Taken over by GOD :P

Every Couple (reboots maybe around 10 approx)the godmode icon appears on my desktop, Don't ask me how or why it just does, I delete it and keeps coming back. I would like to just get rid of it for good! I also get an error msg about are you sure you wanna delete this file "desktop.ini" I delete it and it will just sudeendly decide to come back whenever it wants too! Pictures are attached to make it more clear.

Thanks,
Magoo




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22 Jul 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Magoo View Post
Every Couple (reboots maybe around 10 approx)the godmode icon appears on my desktop, Don't ask me how or why it just does, I delete it and keeps coming back. I would like to just get rid of it for good! I also get an error msg about are you sure you wanna delete this file "desktop.ini" I delete it and it will just sudeendly decide to come back whenever it wants too! Pictures are attached to make it more clear.

Thanks,
Magoo
First have you run a system wide virus scan?

Second reboot in safemode (F8) and navigate to the folder c:\users\your username\desktop. the godmode shortcut should be there, delete it.

Third do a search for "godmode" on the entire C:\ drive and where ever you find it delete them as well.

If you have any problems deleting them from within windows boot from the win 7 dvd go to the cmd window and navigate to where they are from there then delete them.

This works I have done it on many recalcitrant godmode shortcuts.

Ken

EDIT: the desktop.ini file also has a fix. search sevenforums for it. (I just dont remember what it is atm.
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22 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

1) Check in MSCONFIG=> Startup tab for something that may be triggering that.

2) Try deleting the folder in Safe mode, the run a registry cleanup with CCleaner.
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22 Jul 2010   #4

Window 7 x64
 
 

ok thanks for the help guys, will do the above and report back, It just wierd something is triggering it to show up , but I have no idea what ????????
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22 Jul 2010   #5

Window 7 x64
 
 

Well it keep coming back, Virus and malware scan is Clean, Went into safe mode and deleted it, 20 mins it later its back, I notice it has a read only permission, which I can remove no problem. Could it be something in the registry making it pop up? Checked msn config and startup nothing there at all, hmmm I'm stumped!
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22 Jul 2010   #6

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Boot into safe mode, take ownership of the folder, then delete.

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22 Jul 2010   #7

Window 7 x64
 
 

OK did exactly as you said , took owership, rebooted into safe mod, took owership again and deleted , I got that msg are "The file desktop.in is a system file are you sure you want to delete it" again.... Same as the picture I posted above. I guess time will tell.
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22 Jul 2010   #8

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Go to Folder Options and check these 2 boxes:

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22 Jul 2010   #9

Window 7 x64
 
 

Those are checked, It gives me that msg, when I try to delete the godmode folder, I guess cause maybe its a hack trick whatever you wanna call it...
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22 Jul 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

This may sound drastic, but I would consider wiping the drive and reinstalling. The GodMode folder doesn't just appear...it has to be put there. If your computer has been compromised that much...I'd have no faith using it any further.
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