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Windows 7: Help Remove Virus

03 Apr 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jazzy1093 View Post
im extremely sorry....thats because of my stupid slow net....

i just did a format n reinstalled ...but its still the same.. :\
you mean you still have a virus?

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03 Apr 2010   #22
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

This is what the virus newfolder.exe/also known as W32/Floppy-E does: W32/Floppy-E Win32 worm (WORM_GATECOLL.A) - Sophos security analysis

You are most likely re-infecting yourself by adding infected programs/music/etc.

Where did you get your copy of Windows 7? Did you get it from a friend?
Also, if you are continuing to use that same USB drive, then that's a very bad idea!
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03 Apr 2010   #23

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit,Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit,Windows XP sp3 home

1.your av should have stopped the infection in the first place...btw which av do you use?
2.i hope you have removed the usb now before reinstalliing cause it will reinfect you otherwise.
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04 Apr 2010   #24

windows 7

yup im still infected by it
yea obviously....i had to add all my stuff back....n i bought it myself its the same one which was installed before...!!

i installed avast before inserting da started showing all the exe files as virus.... :s
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04 Apr 2010   #25

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

As long as you continue to use the infected USB drive, you will continue to infect the rest of your OS... if you cant clean the USB drive, the solution is STOP USING IT!

Insanity: Doing the same thing and expecting different results...
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04 Apr 2010   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It seems as if the virus has infected all your old files. When you reinstall the OS and then try to restore the old files or folders on it and they are already infected, this will just happen again and again. I suggest a fresh start. Format and install the OS, redownload all your programs. If you keep using the same programs on that USB, you will get infected every time. Download and install everything all over again. Then do as others have mentioned on here and image your hard drive(as long as it is not infected). This virus could have infected all your media files and everything so you may have to start over fresh and redownload everything. Good luck.
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04 Apr 2010   #27

Windows Seven Ultimate

Formate the USB first , then formate all partitions, and unstall W7.
Its the best solution to have a clean OS.
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05 Apr 2010   #28

windows 7

I AM NOT USING THE SAME USB .!!! thats obvious....yea i guess il have to start over all again....!! no other solution..!! :\
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