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Hard drive memory loss 60Gb+ in 3 days

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by J P, Feb 10, 2013.

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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 3932 Mb
    Graphics Card: LogMeIn Mirror Driver, 5 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 274631 MB, Free - 11719 MB; D: Total - 22075 MB, Free - 14472 MB; F: Total - 8131 MB, Free - 8041 MB;
    Motherboard: TOSHIBA, PWWAM
    Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled.

    Window told me that C was full which did not make sense. I re-allocated 30 Gb from D and it disappeared very quickly (2 hrs).
    Have lost minimum of 60 Gb.
    I downloaded COMBOFIX and ran it three times. It halted the loss of memory in C - I now have only 11Gb to spare.
    I attach COMBOFIX LOG.
    I installed McAfee for a full scan - no infection or virus detected.

    Q. HOW DO I RECOVER MEMORY IN C DRIVE ?

    Thank you in anticipation.
     

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    J P Thread Starter

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    Problem solved. I ran COMBOFIX which stopped the loss of memory space just in time. (Down to 9Gb).
    I used WinDirStat to identify very large file in C drive.
    It turned out to be "Google World" which had been multiplied to 185Gb !! - presumably by a virus. Normal size of this application would be in region of 160Mb (guess).
    Using WinDirstat I cleaned this file and restored my free memory space to 196Gb.
    Hope this helps someone else here.
     
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