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Windows 7: Files deleted

01 Apr 2013   #1
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Files deleted

Last night I discovered a folder on my desktop which had 8.6GB of data, installers, shortcuts, etc had been emptied. The only thing I could relate it to was I had been trying to get a link for an OP from techpowerup and none of the links from Google would open. I just got a blank page which never loaded.
Antone have any ideas? I have run full scans with Norton, MBAM, and SAS.


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01 Apr 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Have you removed the folder from your desktop?
If by chance you can remember what was in the folder to some degree do a search using Windows Explorer and see if you can find them. They might of been in temps and are gone now.

Do a search for techpowerup on your computer. You might want to do it in stages such as.
---------
tech
techpower
techpowerup
powerup
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I like to use Eset online scan. I do nothing else on the computer until the scan gets done.

Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET
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01 Apr 2013   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

No, folder is still there and I had a backup to refill it.
I'll do the Eset scan too, I'd forgotten about it, and ADwcleaner.
The search did bring up some results, URLs to their downloads, which worked today with no issues.
The files are gone, search had no results.
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01 Apr 2013   #4
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Britton30,

If you are interested in doing a short scan to see if anything out of the ordinary is identified, you can try the following...

Please download RogueKiller:
Tlcharger RogueKiller (Site Officiel)


When you get to the website, go to where it says:
(Download link) Lien de téléchargement:

Select the version that applies to your system: x64
Click the dark-blue button that applies.
Save to the Desktop


Close all windows and browsers


Right-click RogueKiller and select: Run as Administrator


Press: SCAN


When done, a report opens on the Desktop: RKreport.txt


Please provide the RKreport.txt (Mode: Scan) in your reply, and I'll be glad to look at it.
(Please do not delete anything!)
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01 Apr 2013   #5
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Hmmm....

Get the following:
Invalid Attachment specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator

Could you just post it?
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01 Apr 2013   #6
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hmm, I'll redo it as a zipped file.

RKreport[1]_S_04012013_02d2120.zip note it has a slightly different name than you said.


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01 Apr 2013   #7
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Don't see malware there.

I'm sure if you look at the report you will be able to figure out what is on it.
It does not take a brain surgeon!

mctadmin.exe is a valid program, however, it is not required to run on startup.
Got quite a few of those goodies.
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01 Apr 2013   #8
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

OK, thanks. I have installed stuff by plugging in my Droid vis USB. I don't see mctadmin.exe in startup though.

I see it has been questioned before. Anyone knows:process mctadmin?

Also http://www.fileinspect.com/fileinfo/mctadmin-exe/
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01 Apr 2013   #9
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

You are right.

Just looked up the exe, and forgot about the Registry key.

Anyway, the entries showing there are not items to be concerned about.
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01 Apr 2013   #10
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Well, I marked this solved although I don't know what happened to the files in my folder. Thanks for the insight. I also ran AdwCleaner with t clean run too.
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