Author Topic: Help.. how do i scan "password protected" folders? .RUSTY problem  (Read 1922 times)

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I'm trying to get rid of something bad.... (probably virus, but maybe spyware too)  In the Documents and seetings folder for all the user of the mahcine there is thier name (bob) and another folder called bob.RUSTY   i know this shouldnt be there.. it wont let me delete it, or scan it and delete it HELP PLZ!


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Re: Help.. how do i scan "password protected" folders? .RUSTY problem
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2005, 03:13:21 AM »
- Login as administrator (XP Pro) or as user with admin rights (XP home).
- Take ownership of the folder (see MS-kb 308421)
- Delete the folder (or whatever you want to do with it)

Folders like that are normally created if you install Windows XP over a excisting version without formatting.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2005, 03:52:19 AM by Eddy »