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    Error Message Windows cannot find RECYCLER

    Hi,

    I'm having a problem with one of our PC. When I try to open (double click) local C drive, I got a warning that Windows cannot find:

    ""RECYCLER\S-8-9-94-100022539-100013076-100012326-629 6.com make sure you typed the name correctly,and then try again. to search for a file, click the start button, and then click search.""

    This warning appears only on drive c, when I try to open the drive it just won't open. However when i right click on the drive and select explore then the drive will open. Its probably a Malware or something?

    I hope somebody can help me on this.

    Many thanks,

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    It isn't any malware. Have ypu tried moving the image from one machine to another?

    I had this back in novemeber 2007 (sad i know the date ) to fix it i loaded a .reg file. On monday i will ask my old school if they still have it.

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    But this definitely sounds like a virus problem to me. This is not a normal file for booting and it is referring to an Internet dot com address which is even more suspicious.

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    its not an internet address its a command file look here - [ame=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COM_file]COM file - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]

    I dont think it will be a virus probably a bad bit of packaged software messed up the registery.

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    Cheers mate, thank you. Is there any registery software which i can use to repair the file?

    P.S. thank you for your time

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    Quote Originally Posted by James_Reed View Post
    Cheers mate, thank you. Is there any registery software which i can use to repair the file?

    P.S. thank you for your time
    I wouldn't bother, i never use them you simply don't know what they do. I will get this patch for you try that and lets see what happens.

    No problem it only took a few seconds to reply. It's easy when you know how.

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    Thank You, i really appreciate it.

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    i found a way to fix it :X. I had the same problem...try to download autorun eater from download.com install it, and it will search and remove the problems.

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    It probably is malware. Something has put an autorun file on the c drive and hidden an executable in the recycle bin. The executable may have been deleted by av now, but the autorun.inf remains

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    Quote Originally Posted by tavvy2005 View Post
    i found a way to fix it :X. I had the same problem...try to download autorun eater from download.com install it, and it will search and remove the problems.
    Thank You! Tavvy for the software link i will give it a shot. Thnx once again

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    Quote Originally Posted by DMcCoy View Post
    It probably is malware. Something has put an autorun file on the c drive and hidden an executable in the recycle bin. The executable may have been deleted by av now, but the autorun.inf remains
    Thank You DMcCoy! Thnx for your time and help

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    Thumbs up Old thread still helps!

    Quote Originally Posted by DMcCoy View Post
    It probably is malware. Something has put an autorun file on the c drive and hidden an executable in the recycle bin. The executable may have been deleted by av now, but the autorun.inf remains
    I know this is a dead thread, but they come up when searching so I wanted to post what helped me in case someone else finds this that needs help.

    DMcCoy is right, it is walware, and even if your AV catches it, it will leave an autorun file for not only the c drive but any device plugged in. It even transfered via my home wireless, into devices that were plugged into my other computers, including my Blackberry (or any phone that can transfer files), thumb drives, portable hdd's, memory cards, EVEN into my digital video camera!

    To get rid of it plug in all your drives and devices, and scan all drives with Malwarebytes AV, and then run Autorun Eater.



    Currently the links to get either software are:

    Malwarebytes = Malwarebytes.org

    Autorun Eater 2.3 = Autorun Eater software download - CNET Downloads

    Hope this helps someone in the future like an old thread did for me!
    Good luck!

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    Thanks to Nuke_M_All for the helpful tips! It worked for me..much appreciated!

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    Found the answer to all of my problems.
    Joined this forum just to reply a thanks.

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