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Write-protected USB Spotlight V-100 hidden files (don't have a Mac)

I am having trouble with my USB. I have used it for a few months without any trouble, but a couple of days ago it started saying that I cannot delete anything or save any new files because it is ...
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File hiding virus for USB

Every time i connect any USB flash drive the files become hidden i know how to view the files but i cant get that damn virus from my PC i believe that this a virus so i installed Avira 2014 and ...
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Can i get a Virus from my USB Boot

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my laptop but I'm also going to install Ubuntu on a USB-Flash drive soon. I was wondering what if I would get a virus on Ubuntu, could it then also infect my Windows? ...
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Very sure of a virus on my computer, but Defender doesn't seem to pick it up [closed]

Okay, so, my own rig running on Windows 8, built in October last year. Specs: Intel Core i5 3790k 16GB RAM AMD Raedeon HD 7700 250GB SSD 1TB HDD The list of issues: Chrome's search engine ...
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How to be safe plugging in an infected USB?

I have an infected USB that is loaded with trojans, spywares, Sality, etc. Basically, I wish to put my important data somewhere, reformat the USB, then restore the data. I have prepared a freshly ...
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usb flash drive contents replaced with a single shortcut

I was confused when I opened my flash drive all I saw was a shortcut with its target as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe ~$WO.FAT32,_ldr@16 desktop.ini RET TLS " " You may refer to the images I ...
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Windows 7 does not recognize any USB drive with my user account

I can't use any USB flash drive in my computer, as when I insert them, there is an error that says that I can't and if I want to format it. It happens with every usb and just when I log in with my ...
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MTP USB Device installed successfully: is this a virus?

I had my flash drive in, so it is believable that some driver was installed automatically, but I have plugged it in previously and never had this happen. I just got this laptop a few weeks ago; it's ...
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How to password protect usage of USB drives Windows machine?

My clients like to plug in USB drives into the computers to install games, etc, resulting in virus and trojan infection. Is there a way I can password protect usage of USB drives on Windows machine? ...
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USB Virus, “Program too big to fit in memory”?

I got an installer for a piece of software via usb from a friend.Now what was weird was that although my friend and I had the same OS, same brand of laptop and I had a newer version (though I don't ...
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Files hidden on USB hard disk because of virus, how to clean?

I have 1 GB hard drive. First all of its contents were gone after a virus got in (when I have the drive to someone else). After research found that it was a virus may be. I run Nortan antivus and ...
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I can't access any antivirus site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? My system has got infected. I want to download and install an antivirus. I can't access any antivirus ...
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Formating USB pen that emulates a CD rom

I currently have a USB pen that when inserted on the computer also emulates a CD rom. Even when I try to format it, the CD rom emulation is still there (and with a virus). How can I completly format ...
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2answers
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Infected Win XP disk not openable on a Vista computer

How can I read a WinXP partioned disk that is infected and shows up on a USB connection to Win Vista computer as a single partition that Vista cannot see the contents? The XP computer HDD is partioned ...
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3answers
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what is regsvr.exe

Everytime I plug my flash drive on school. It gets infected by this regsvr.exe and many others. Even if my fd is already vaccinated by panda antivirus it still gets infected even if I'm not accessing ...
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Jump drive with a virus

If I have a flash drive that I think may have a virus on it, but also has some important tax stuff on it, is there a way I can get at the files without endangering my computer?
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Virus protection for flash drives

At school, there is a large network with lots of non-technical minded people and lots of viruses. How can I protect my flash drive from these worms and viruses so I don't bring them home and infect my ...