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Hi Experts, i am facing a virus in my usb hard disk that creating folders of same name.
like if a open folder name A then inside of this folder same folder will be existed automatically and size of that renam folder is 151kb. i am facing this problem in my all drives. how i can get rid of it. ?
if i run antivirus i am scare might antivirus also delete my all usefull data along with this virus.
currently i am using AVG anti virus in my pc.

any recomendations that what antivirus i should use to fix this problem, OR is there another solution of this problem ??

Thanks.
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Question by:sportsboy
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sounds possibly like new folder virus try above or maybe bronto try ellens fix here http://forum.bullguard.com/forum/9/Folderexe-Removal_30635.html
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there is also the sdfix which might help you http://forum.bullguard.com/forum/10/New-folderexe-virus_47913.html
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by:TonyReba
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I highly recommend using Kaspersky Antivirus 2010, is far the best Antivirus around and has a  full functional demo version to use

http://usa.kaspersky.com/downloads/free-trials/free-home-trials
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by:shanyuen
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Many viruses (and brontok variant) have behavior like that.
Use this antivirus to remove the virus and restore the registry that modified by that virus.

http://www.ziddu.com/download/11496968/PCMAV-4.0.zip.html
or
http://rapidshare.com/files/390995898/PCMAV_3.0.2_build_3_pcmav.biz.rar
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by:Sudeep Sharma
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To clean and to check if you system is clean do following:

Run malwarebytes in Safe Mode with Networking and update it before running a full system scan:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam-download.php

Then try HitManpro to make sure anything which might be left behind is clean:
32bit
http://dl.surfright.nl/HitmanPro35.exe

64bit
http://dl.surfright.nl/HitmanPro35_x64.exe

If issue is not resolved by these tools try TDSSKiller:
http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.zip
http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.exe

Tutorial on TDSSKiller:
http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684

If this does not resolve your issue then try Combofix as suggested by houssam_ballout

Download Combofix
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
http://www.forospyware.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
http://subs.geekstogo.com/ComboFix.exe

Tutorial on how to use combofix:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix

Post logs here for further analysis.

Sudeep
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