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RECYCLER file with USB - cannot get rid of it


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I have a problem with a "recycler" file that appears when I insert a USB flash

I have come to understand that this runs under the autorun.inf cloak

My antivir picks up it's presence.

I have tried everything and I have run malwarbytes

(typically unbeatable) program in both quick and full modes, including in SAFE MODE with antivir and Windows Defender off...

I run an otherwise clean Win XP system

I even turned off autostart via microsoft site:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715

All else is OK - just cannot use jump drives!!!!

Your help will be MOST appreciated

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Is this a particular flash drive? If so I recommend formatting it as that should get rid of the autorun infector. :)

I've reformatted, i've scanned, i've done everything

please search recycle worm and you will see this pest has been around for years...

it's buried in my computer and infects whatever is inserted in the usb port

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please search recycle worm and you will see this pest has been around for years...

Aware of these things. I'm a Malware Researcher by the way. ;)

I recommend getting your pc checked. We'll do it for free here no strings attached. :)

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Aware of these things. I'm a Malware Researcher by the way. ;)

I recommend getting your pc checked. We'll do it for free here no strings attached. :)

We don't work on Malware removal or diagnostics in the general forums.

Please print out, read and follow the directions here, skipping any steps you are unable to complete. Then post a NEW topic here.

One of the expert helpers there will give you one-on-one assistance when one becomes available.

After posting your new post make sure under options that you select Track this topic and choose one of the Email options so that you're alerted when someone has replied to your post.

Alternatively, as a paying customer, you can contact the help desk at support@malwarebytes.org

I'm miffed because my computer had a problem - couldn't get past splash screen - this after a virus warning, then odd results from a google search. Turned out parts of the OS were erased. OS reloaded and all back to normal...except for what I am complaining of.

Can worms be this recalcitrant?

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