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Offline essexboy

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #60 on: September 07, 2012, 01:37:37 PM »

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #61 on: September 08, 2012, 01:49:36 PM »
It worked great! Thank you so much for all your help. It is truly appreciated.
I still need to find a way to synchronize Dreamweaver with my sites folders but hopefully I will figure that out.
Again, thank you and have a great day!

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #62 on: September 08, 2012, 06:39:28 PM »
No problem, it gave my research skills a very good workout  ;D

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #63 on: April 22, 2014, 06:47:24 PM »
Hi it looks as though you emptied your temporary folders prior to running RogueKiller, so those shortcuts are lost and we will need to recreate them

Warning This fix is only relevant for this system and no other, using on another computer may cause problems

Be advised that when the fix commences it will shut down all running processes and you may lose the desktop and icons, they will return on reboot

Run OTL


Hi! I had the same problem and followed the proposed sollution until before this post. Because of the warning you gave us, I was wondering if I can follow from here on with my Windows 8?

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #64 on: April 22, 2014, 06:56:12 PM »
Hi there, it really depends on what the problem is that you are experiencing

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #65 on: April 22, 2014, 06:58:27 PM »
Hey!
Thank you for your quick answer!

So: I installed avast, ran a scan and it also made a boot scan after that. Then I deleted Avast again. And then I saw that a part of my files in "my documents" were gone. I did what was written above until the OTL. I will include the files.
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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #66 on: April 22, 2014, 07:12:44 PM »
During the boot scan did Avast alert you on any files as being infected ?

  • Download RogueKiller  and save it on your desktop.
     
    NOTE: If using IE8 or better Smartscreen Filter will need to be disabled

  • Quit all programs
  • Start RogueKiller.exe.
  • Wait until Prescan has finished ... 
  •     Click on Scan
   
 
  • Wait for the end of the scan. 
  • The report has been created on the desktop. 
  • Click on the Delete button.
     
  • The report has been created on the desktop.
  • Next click on the ShortcutsFix   

  • The report has been created on the desktop.
Please attach:    All RKreport.txt text files located on your desktop.

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #67 on: April 22, 2014, 09:05:10 PM »
Yes, (something with win...) and they were put in the chest.
But unfortunatelly, I unistalled Avast and I wasn't able to recover the chest with Recuva...

See files in attachment

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Re: Boot time scan deleted all my files!
« Reply #68 on: April 22, 2014, 09:16:46 PM »
Unfortunately by removing Avast you deleted all the files in the chest. 

What type of files were deleted ?  Were they word documents or HTML files