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Windows 7: Windows auto creating folders

02 Sep 2017   #1
mptasos

win 7 home premium X64
 
 
Windows auto creating folders

Hello,

for some reason my windows keeps auto creating weird naming folders.

Any idea? i am using anti-virus F secure

Thanks in advance




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02 Sep 2017   #2
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

I would suspect malware of some kind. Windows just doesn't produce spontaneous folders.

Please download and run MalwareBytes (and have it scan your whole system, not just the usual scan), and report back the results.

You can get MalwareBytes (the free version), from here:

Malwarebytes | Free Cyber Security & Anti-Malware Software
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04 Sep 2017   #3
mptasos

win 7 home premium X64
 
 

many thanks but it didnt helped me much the Malwarebytes
Any other suggestions?

I noticed that every time i restart my laptop it creates folders and only in that specific folder

Thanks anyway
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04 Sep 2017   #4
mptasos

win 7 home premium X64
 
 

inside the ghost folders there is a strange file
please see my image


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04 Sep 2017   #5
mptasos

win 7 home premium X64
 
 

i think, might be win system files but should be hidden maybe?
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04 Sep 2017   #6
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Search for those strings often they refer to software that's been installed
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