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Offline DavidR

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Re: query about the results of a scan
« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2005, 01:09:36 PM »
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DEL "\\.\C:\FILE000D.CHK\FILE000D"  but I get an answer that it wasn't deleted
What should I do now?

The C:\FILE000D.CHK\FILE000D is created when you run check disk (I believe) with a fix option and is a Recovered File Fragments, so it may be viewable with a text editor, but I can't see why it can't be deleted. However, I don't believe it is harmful, just strange.

If you can see the file in the windows explorer, right click on it and select properties, it may show it as read only hidden and archive. If you can reset the attributes to just archive, you may be able to delete it.
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Re: query about the results of a scan
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2005, 01:17:18 PM »
What about removing the quotes?
DEL \\.\C:\FILE000D.CHK\FILE000D
or
DEL \\.\C:\FILE000D.CHK\FILE000D*

Can you get the short name (like DOS 8+3 characters) of the path?
I mean, something like:

DEL \\.\C:\FILE00~1\FILE000D
I don't think that using the shortened file00~1 would work without the file extension otherwise I believe it would be looking for a folder.

That also made me think (I know, a bad habit) of my suggestion about the .cab\IECult.dll thing, perhaps this is the same the last part doesn't exist as it is after a file name and not after a folder name.

So try DEL \\.\C:\FILE000D.CHK or DEL "\\.\C:\FILE000D.CHK" and see what you get.
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Re: query about the results of a scan
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2005, 01:23:52 PM »
However, I don't believe it is harmful, just strange.

Well, I believe because it can't be deleted...
There is virus (worm) that infects this way, through FILE000D.CHK, if I'm not wrong...
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Re: query about the results of a scan
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2005, 10:18:12 PM »
I deleted C:\FILE000D.CHK very easily. Now I think I have solved all of my problems.Thanks for your help Technical and DavidR. I have learned so much from this forum :)

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Re: query about the results of a scan
« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2005, 10:30:33 PM »
Happy to help, believe it or not I too learned something. Don't take a path like this literally when it is displays something else after the filename extension, that part is likely to be contained inside the last named file and that should be your target for deletion.
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Re: query about the results of a scan
« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2005, 10:42:39 PM »
I deleted C:\FILE000D.CHK very easily. Now I think I have solved all of my problems.Thanks for your help Technical and DavidR. I have learned so much from this forum :)

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