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Windows 7: Something (possibly MSE) keeps deleting my file

28 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7
Something (possibly MSE) keeps deleting my file

I want to download a very specific file (doesn't really matter what it is) and it keeps getting deleted off my computer as soon as I download it. And Microsoft Security Essentials automatically starts asking me to send them information about this file, which I am not keen to do.

I am sure this file is safe.

I closed MSE from the processes, but it still keeps doing it, or at least something is. What should I do?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Uninstall MSE and download the file of interest.

Then upload that file to for 40+ "second opinions".

Re-install MSE & tell it to exclude the file of interest before you let MSE do a scan.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2013   #3

Windows 7

I actually just got around it by just making the download folder to be excluded in the MSE settings, but thanks anyway.
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