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a few weeks ago I got drilled with a version of the bagle trojan. Cheeseball81 and Flrman1 cleared me up, good to go, thanks to both. However, I ran an ewido scan shortly thereafter and found about 65k cookies. Thought it was odd, reckoned it was related to the infection I had, and as the pc was running fine, thought nothing of it.

Month goes by, run my checks, and bam, 64k in cookies, but now I"ve narrowed it down to a folder, see jpg attached. My question is, seeing as how I cannot delete it in normal, command, or safe mode, and all hte cookies reside there, and I can't delete them with any scanner I know of, can I killbox that file? Or is it a necessary file?

TIA, and Merry Christmas to all. Except those that practice other holidays, and in that case, Happy Holidays to all. Except to all those who think that the entire thing is a bucket of warm crud, in which case, hi Dad.

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I'm not sure what your question is, but the pic you posted is of the Recycle Bin folder. Empty the Recycle Bin and also Right click the Recycle Bin and choose "Empty Norton Protected Files" to delete all those as well.

I don't really understand what your question is regarding the cookies.
 

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flrman1:

thanks for the prompt response. The recycle bin IS empty, I don't have norton on my system, so I don't have the 'empty norton protected files' option on my pop up menu. The problem is that I cannot delete either folder in recycler, and ewido continues to find cookies in that area. Specifically, in the non-norton folder. 2 days ago it was 64k in cookies. Now it's consistently sub 300, but this is still a lot, as far as I am concerned. My question is thus:

I don't know what that folder is. It contains a lot more than 300 files. I am assuming that since it's under the recycler folder, it can be deleted. I cannot delete it, either through safe, command, or normal modes. I would like to know if it's essential, or if I can killbox it. I know the norton I can; it's the numerical folder with the recycler icon on it that I want gone.

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