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Firewalls can have logs running, so it's a good idea to check on them regularly too, to make sure that nothing "odd" is occuring. Something has obviously compromised the Registry and that can't be good, but compromising a Registry can't delete a file, only the OS's ability to load the thing into memory, and these Cannot find firefox, cannot find the antivirus. Hope this helps. have a peek here

I went online and download 7-Zip (Another Zip file opener) and tried extracting using that, same results. darkaceJun 26, 2010, 12:26 AM My advice would be to check if someone accidentally pulled ur drive without safely removing it. Poof. The current setup is OS/2, Dos 6.22, OSX, & Win-7. useful source

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I ran her symantics anti virus which came clean and there's no anti spyware program installed on the comp, she's not at all technically inclined and i myself am not too These programs are most certainly 7-compatible, and my drive is perfectly fine. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Nice to know it was fixable. General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is Login Create account Language Chinese Spanish Japanese Korean Portuguese Ask a question Spaces Default Help Room META Moderators Topics Questions Users Badges Home / 0 Question by Zelious · Oct 10, Exe Files Being Deleted Mr Anonymous, Feb 23, 2006 #1 Google AdSense Guest Advertisement Log in or Sign up to hide all adverts. vslayer Registered Senior Member Messages: 4,969 have you checked that ME

I found that the file was marked as hidden. how? Lastly I find the exe-files disappear. http://www.sciforums.com/threads/the-mystery-of-the-disappearing-exes.52652/ All of the other files in the installation directory were there, only the executable was missing.

I've had google earth for some 8 months now, i shudder to think what damage this might have already done. Extracted File Not Showing Up To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Did a search for the original program, found it and added a shortcut. More resources See also solved 30GB of C drive space has mysteriously vanished...

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All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/569760/executables-disappearing/ Ask ! .exe File Disappears After Extraction I thought it was just an isolated incident and I reinstalled VLC (noting that during re-installation it warned me that an earlier version was already installed - so it seems like Exe File Disappears After Double Clicking Boot your system into Clean Boot Modeto check whether your Anti-Virus applications delete the exe file. 3.

I noticed that once it got done extacting, the exe file appeared for 1 second and disappeared. AnonymousAug 31, 2010, 5:24 PM I have come a long way since the two Win7 reinstallations. Finally, if you find you have an infection, do what you need to get rid of it (either use an antivirus or removal tool or reformat) Once you have done that Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Keygen Disappears After Extraction

Then, suddenly, I receive an error message somewhere (it was brief and I didn't write it down), and suddenly these applications can no longer be located. I also don't think WinRar has a safe mode. but even with avg i have had files go missing, later to find that they had been infected with viruses and deleted without my permission. Check This Out They are just being zapped from the drive somehow.SOMETHING/SOMEONE is making my files disappear.

i've just downloaded Super antispyware and shall run the scan in safe mode now. Exe Files Deleting Themselves Did a search for the program and it was completely gone from the Start Menu and All Programs list. Last edited: Feb 23, 2006 Stryder, Feb 23, 2006 #4 leopold Valued Senior Member Messages: 17,456 if you aren't interested in the creation date and file size you can use the

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Hope this helps.Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. So far, I've noticed the same fate having befallen Winamp and Calibre as well, The bulk of my applications remain untouched, however. for the RM edition was GONE. Exe Files Disappearing Windows 10 Important to note these files are NOT going to the recycle bin for some reason.

Right then, that's me sorted for the rest of the day. jreed_16Oct 28, 2010, 10:06 PM The files are being stored in a separate hidden file system - part of the W7 system that tries to prevent viruses from overwriting system files Which leads me to a pondering concerning what sort of virus it is that leaves the OS intact and fully functional and just goes off eating the .exe files from a Then poof, all my files showed up.

Backing up work saved expensively last night meant the thing was on for quite a while. Virus. 2. mymustacheFeb 27, 2010, 4:09 AM I had a problem just like that. vslayer, Feb 23, 2006 #2 Google AdSense Guest Advertisement Log in or Sign up to hide all adverts. leopold Valued Senior Member Messages: 17,456 that was my first impression, that

What do you mean by 'the track'? Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows 7 & the famous disappearing applications The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. I use AVAST, and this has never happened to me before! #10 Satoru View Profile View Posts 25 Feb, 2015 @ 7:32pm Originally posted by TomG87:Jeez man gearbox... So I closed Microsoft Word and it...