September 22, 2021

Hello, I need help!

For some reason there’s a hidden folder w/ text documents, word 97-03, and PDF’s on my laptop. It all has the same exact text for each file. It’s a phrase from a book. I delete the folder, and it comes back the next day.

I’ve ran scans of the files, and nothing comes up. I’ve scanned my machine multiple times, and nothing comes up.

Am I compromised? Please let me know what actions I could take next.

Thanks

Comments

ilike2burn

What are you scanning with?

What is the location of these files?

Have you checked your startup programs and scheduled tasks?

TooMuchSalmonella

What did you scan with?

bbsittrr

* What operating system? Win10? Up to date?

* What AV are you running?

* “Word 97-03” : you are running MS Word 97/Ms Office 97? Could be time for an updatel

>It’s a phrase from a book.

What’s the phrase?

Are you on a Mac with iCloud turned on?

Or do you have a cloud connection to OneDrive?

>Am I compromised?

Not enough info.

>Please let me know what actions I could take next.

Provide more info.

SargexF

Gridinsoft free version is doing well for me

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