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Using Virtual box to practice malware removal?

I have Windows 7, and installed virtualbox on it with a copy of Windows XP pro sp3 with all updates. I want to use the virutal environment to practice removing malware....in other words, I want to ...
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Cannot Delete Item “Could Not Find This Item” issue

A friend sent a long a file (a .rar) he wanted me to check out for him before he installed it. I downloaded it and unrared it with no problems, but it was full of .exe's instead of the intended ...
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How can you tell if a Windows machine is part of a Botnet?

Is there a "best" way to detect if a windows (assume XP) machine is part of a botnet?
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User-safe Malware removal tools?

What are some Windows malware removal tools that are "User Safe" (I don't trust regular users with Hijack this)? Which ones give you the most results without asking the end user to make decisions?