Disappearing CDrive Memory!!

Posted on 2005-04-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
How can I find a Trojan/Virus that has used up all the memory on my CDrive?  It wad quarantined and deleted by Norton but had already infected my puter.  I have ran several scans but it is not found; but I know it has to be there since my memory went overnight.  Subject of email was "joke".  Thanks for any ideas/help I can get.

Question by:Tootles
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    I dont think that there is anyway to identify it from your discription, Norton AV might still have the name in quarentine, but i am not sure.

    To get the space back download & install this app
    then Treesize your C drive to find out where these rouge files are, then delete them.  The program shows you the total size of a folder and all its sub folders, you should be able to quickly work out which folders are bloated and then go in and delete, it is probalby a good idea to ensure that you can see hidden files and folders when doing this  Tools > folder options > View > "Show hidden files and folders"


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    Thanks David, I give this a try.


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    P.S.  If this doesn't work, I'll repost the question.
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    Theres not much accepting an answer that doesnt work ;-p) if it doesnt, I'll try and help you more in this thread or post in community support to have this Q re-opened or refunded

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