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Empty & no name Folder created by Virus

November 28, 2013 at 06:50:26
Specs: Windows Vista
I got a folder without name due to virus. tried everytrhing however not got removed.
Getting folder name with dir /Ah

not able to run attrib as there is no name

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November 28, 2013 at 14:00:48
Will it let you give it a name? If so it might then delete.

This confused me a bit:
"Getting folder name with dir /Ah". But you said it had no name.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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November 28, 2013 at 14:13:45
I would like to make sure you are clean.

1: Download & run Unhide
To run Unhide, simply download it to your desktop and then double-click on the Unhide icon. The program will open a black box and start making the files on your fixed disks visible again. Please note, that this program will not unhide removable drives like flash cards and usb drives as the FakeHDD rogues do not target these types of drives. Once it has finished, the program will display a Windows alert stating that your files have been restored. You should then reboot your computer for all of the settings to go into effect.
Copy & Paste the contents of the log. Let me know if it doesn't produce a log please.

2: Reboot

3: Run RogueKiller
User guide
Official tutorial
If RougeKiller won't run, open IE & turn off SmartScreen Filter.
Download & SAVE to your Desktop.
Quit all programs that you may have started.
Shutdown your antivirus to avoid any conflicts.
Please disconnect any USB or external drives from the computer before you run this scan!
For Vista or Windows 7/8, right-click and select "Run as Administrator to start"
For Windows XP, double-click to start.
Wait until Prescan has finished ...
Then Click on "Scan" button
Wait until the Status box shows "Scan Finished"
click on "delete"
Wait until the Status box shows "Deleting Finished"
Click on "Report" and Copy & Paste the content of the Notepad into your next reply.
The log should be found in RKreport[1].txt on your Desktop
Exit/Close RogueKiller.
When completed make sure to re-enable your antivirus.

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November 28, 2013 at 23:50:28
How do you know it was created by a virus?

Dir/ah from command prompt shows the hidden files and folders. You can change the file and folder options to show hidden files and folders in the normal manner on the desktop. Then you should be able to right click and delete or drag to the recycle bin regardless of what name it has or doesn't have.

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