[Inactive] Strange folders in flash drive

By reddo619
Aug 4, 2010
  1. I have a flash drive that has a folder as its icon, which i know is a trojan but then there are folders in the drive that are showing the size is 153gigs and 19.7 gigs respectively, the drive is only 16 gigs.

    I uploaded a pic of what it looks like.

    any idea of what this could be?


    Attached Files:

  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,340   +36

    You have an infected flash drive. And if you have been using it on your system, that will also be infeted.

    For the computer: Follow the steps in the Preliminary Virus and Malware Removal thread HERE.

    For the Flash Drive: Threat Removal Procedure:

    • [1]. Download Flash_Disinfector and save it to your Desktop.
      [2]. After downloading, double-click on Flash_Disinfector to run it.
      [3]. Just follow the prompts and continue until it begin scanning.
      [4]. If asked to insert your flash drive or any removable device including USB Pen Drive and Memory Stick, please do so.
      [5]. It will scan removable drives, wait for the scan to finish. Done.
  3. reddo619

    reddo619 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the reply, doesnt seem to work, the folder still are on the drive and i cannot delete them
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,472   +337

    Message from Bobbye:


    Did you try to format flash drive?
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