Yes, you will have to hit Enter after each line.
Do you have a problem with the recycle bin? As far as I know with the newer versions of the VX2 malware, they do no longer put that desktop.ini into the recyclebin.
You can check from a command prompt if there is a desktop.ini file
Certainly agree that BartPE is a very useful utility. Everyone should have such a cd.
However I am a little bit in doubt whether it will solve your problem.
Just deleting these files should be no problem using one of the utilities that delete files on reboot - Killbox, MoveOnBoot...
First unzip HijackThis to its own folder. Don't run it directly from the zipfile.
Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite here:
Install it, and update the definitions. Don't run a scan yet.
Download Nailfix from here...
You are absolutely sure these entries are not listed in HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Uninstall?
Did you check all the subkeys with the long alphanumeric numbers as well?
Did you look in
If I read it right you recommended to use the Customize tab. Didn't you?
Btw by default Windows only saves the customizations of 400 folders. You'll have to change that if you want to customize more folders.
That is not necessary if you use the folder.jpg file.
If you use the Customise tab the thumbnail to be used is stored in the registry. Often these keys become corrupted and the thumbnails show up at the wrongest places. Better way is to have a picture named folder.jpg inside the folder. Explorer will allways use this picture for the thumbnail view...
Hi Perris, the /B switch has to go after "Start".
The syntax is
Start [parameters of the "start" command like /B /MIN etc] program or command [parameters of the program]
start /b "" "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" /nohome
/b is a switch of START, /nohome is...
Zaphod, that's true in most cases.
- some AV programs don't work in safe mode.
- some malware programs do run even in safe mode - the latest Virtumondo variants for instance. Lspak.dll belongs to Virtumondo.
Do you by chance also get random IE popups since the problem started?
This recycle bin problem may be a side effect of a VX2 infection.
Copy and paste this command into Start - Run:
cmd /c more C:\Recycler\desktop.ini >> "%userprofile%\desktop\look.txt"
That should create a file...