Re: reoccuring spyware folder

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by bb3, Jun 23, 2003.

  1. bb3

    bb3 Guest

    "Andy" <> wrote in message
    news:hMCJa.19675$2.webusenet.com...
    > I have a spyware and aware remover program. When I surf the net I have

    the
    > Spy Watch automatically activated and its gets rid of the "bad" cookies.

    It
    > also keep finding a file in Windows File named amcdl on about 3/4
    > occasions. Same folder over and over. It just kept coming back and back

    on
    > my hardrive. So the next time I did a scan, I found that the folder was
    > back again in Windows. I went to Windows and there's no folder. SO, I
    > "unhid" all files and sure enough it showed up. I let the spyware program
    > remove and sure enough when I accessed Windows again it was STILL THERE

    with
    > only the single content missing. I deleted the file and it now sits in my
    > bin.
    >
    > My question is how can this keep happening over and over again? Is it a
    > particular site I'm visiting or could I get something like spyware through
    > email?
    >
    > I've yet to see if there will be another folder made into my Windows

    files.
    > It'll be interesting to see if another one makes it into my files.
    >
    > Thanks to anyone who has any idea of what's going on.
    >
    >
    >

    http://tinyurl.com/f0se yielded http://tinyurl.com/f0sa as its third hit.
    You'll have to clean it out of the registry.
     
    bb3, Jun 23, 2003
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