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Windows 7: VIRUS has formatted hard drive

30 Dec 2011   #11
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Have a looky here pal windows recovery virus ... maybe you were hit with something like this which has hidden your files

If your drive was formatted you wouldn't be able to boot into windows


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30 Dec 2011   #12
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

i have got a seagate expansion portable usb drive if that is any help which is a 250gb drive
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30 Dec 2011   #13
emaraszek

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dkny1221 View Post
i have got a seagate expansion portable usb drive if that is any help which is a 250gb drive
Perfect, how much free space do you have on it?
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30 Dec 2011   #14
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

ive got 50gb available but if need be i can just copy them files onto my ps3 or something if you want me to
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30 Dec 2011   #15
emaraszek

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes you'll likely need most of that 250gb for a backup if you indeed have 200gb worth of files.

Before you proceed, as PooMan UK suggested, are you sure that these files aren't simply hidden?

Refer to the following and see if showing hidden files reveals the data you think is missing:
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

There are three possible outcomes:
1. You enable it and see your files
2. A virus won't let you enable it
3. You enable it and still can't find your files

Let me know what happens and we can proceed from there
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30 Dec 2011   #16
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

See if Unhide.exe (http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe) (by Grinler) helps...
Once the program has been downloaded, double-click on the Unhide.exe icon on your desktop and allow the program to run. This program will remove the +H, or hidden, attribute from all the files on your hard drives. If there are any files that were purposely hidden by you, you will need to hide them again after this tool is run."
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30 Dec 2011   #17
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

just tried it and it didnt reveal the missing files just like the notepad files that are in the folders not the videos aswell though but when i was using that undo delete i managed to recover some files dont know if they could be of any help there is ntuser.dat.LOG1
ntuser.dat.LOG2
ntuser.dat.LOG2.LOG1
ntuser.dat.LOG2.LOG2
ntuser.dat.LOG2{c6f31789-28b0-11e1-8963-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
ntuser.dat.LOG2{c6f31789-28b0-11e1-8963-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000001.regtrans-ms
ntuser.dat{7cc945c0-12ae-11e1-817a-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
ntuser.dat{7cc945c0-12ae-11e1-817a-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000001.regtrans-ms
ntuser.dat{7cc945c0-12ae-11e1-817a-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000002.regtrans-ms
NTUSER.DAT{059eedb3-7ec7-11e0-b93a-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
NTUSER.DAT{c1b2f318-ec00-11e0-b4fc-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000001.regtrans-ms
NTUSER.DAT{c1b2f318-ec00-11e0-b4fc-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000002.regtrans-ms
NTUSER.DAT{c768b1eb-86b0-11e0-a74d-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
ntuser.pol

also just noticed on all of my files it has a strange user on it with like a coded type of username but not a registered user off my pc
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30 Dec 2011   #18
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dkny1221 View Post
just tried it and it didnt reveal the missing files just like the notepad files that are in the folders not the videos aswell though but when i was using that undo delete i managed to recover some files dont know if they could be of any help there is ntuser.dat.LOG1
ntuser.dat.LOG2
ntuser.dat.LOG2.LOG1
ntuser.dat.LOG2.LOG2
ntuser.dat.LOG2{c6f31789-28b0-11e1-8963-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
ntuser.dat.LOG2{c6f31789-28b0-11e1-8963-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000001.regtrans-ms
ntuser.dat{7cc945c0-12ae-11e1-817a-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
ntuser.dat{7cc945c0-12ae-11e1-817a-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000001.regtrans-ms
ntuser.dat{7cc945c0-12ae-11e1-817a-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000002.regtrans-ms
NTUSER.DAT{059eedb3-7ec7-11e0-b93a-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
NTUSER.DAT{c1b2f318-ec00-11e0-b4fc-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000001.regtrans-ms
NTUSER.DAT{c1b2f318-ec00-11e0-b4fc-0021853beaf7}.TMContainer00000000000000000002.regtrans-ms
NTUSER.DAT{c768b1eb-86b0-11e0-a74d-0021853beaf7}.TM.blf
ntuser.pol

also just noticed on all of my files it has a strange user on it with like a coded type of username but not a registered user off my pc
Maybe you still have some viruses on your computer also....

do a Hitman Pro scan please: Home - SurfRight
after that TDSSKiller: Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
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30 Dec 2011   #19
emaraszek

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Other than the missing files, how is the computer running? Are you getting any fake antivirus warnings that popup or scans that start by themselves? Is there any abnormal behavior other than the missing files?

The most common infections I've been seeing lately are the fake antivirus ones. I always use Maleware bytes at work to clean out infections, it's free and keeps itself updated:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.60.0.1800 - TechSpot Downloads

Try running a scan with it and see if it picks anything up. Might I also ask what antivirus software, if any, you use on your computer?
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30 Dec 2011   #20
dkny1221

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

ive ran them and surfright found loads of errors but nothing to techinical and anti rootkit found

Event Object
Suspicious sptd ( LockedFile.Multi.Generic )
and 3 files found in the following locations
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\sptd
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\Services\sptd
C:\Windows\System32\Drives\sptd.sys

also i use avast anti virus as my anti virus device
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