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I believe I have a virus / trojan of some sort but Macafee says nothing found

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When I delete files from a fold stored on USB drive after all files have been shred there remains several copies of files with asian text all over them.  They cannot be deleted or shred.  If I close the file in which they are seen they disappear.  If I shred the file folder itself they MAY go away but show up again if I create new folder, add files and shred them (as a test).  Once again they show up.  How do I get rid of these?  I have included a JPG image of the file taken while it was visable.

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Re: I believe I have a virus / trojan of some sort but Macafee says nothing found

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Thank you so much for the information.  I believe I have it controlled or removed now by exposing it then shredding the folder it was in.  In any case it no longer becomes visible when files are shred and I have done lots of tests by copying files then shredding them.  If the problem appears again I will certainly use the information you provided. / Skip

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Re: I believe I have a virus / trojan of some sort but Macafee says nothing found

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You should be capable of deleting from your Quarantined items?  However you can try some of these Superb Free Applications. Preferably Malwarebytes (Free) and Malwarebytes AdwCleaner.

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Let us know if this resolves your concerns please.

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Re: I believe I have a virus / trojan of some sort but Macafee says nothing found

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Thank you so much for the information.  I believe I have it controlled or removed now by exposing it then shredding the folder it was in.  In any case it no longer becomes visible when files are shred and I have done lots of tests by copying files then shredding them.  If the problem appears again I will certainly use the information you provided. / Skip

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