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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by dogbonz, Apr 28, 2004.

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  1. dogbonz

    dogbonz Thread Starter

    Mar 19, 2001
    Hi Gang,

    Upon boot-up, a fresh file is created in C:\Windows\Temp

    It is : "~dfd7e3.tmp" (today, anyway).

    I've run AdAware and Spybot to no avail. It creates a new
    one every time I start up. It won't let me delete it, because it's
    "in use" by another program. It changes it's letters slightly in
    no particular order, but always starts with "~d " One other
    thing, it's always 2KB when protected, then 1,472KB when a new
    one comes up.THEN I can delete the old one.

    This reminds me of new.net a while back. Which company received
    a VERY irate call from yours truly.

    Anybody have a clue as to what this pesky thing IS ?


  2. HOBOcs


    Jan 5, 2004
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    Have you reviewed your start-up programs? (I assume you've looked at your own HJT log).
    Check your MSConfig to see whats turned on as well.
    What OS are your running?
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