2 Replies Latest reply on Aug 25, 2014 12:14 PM by selvan

    $RECYCLE.BIN and System volume information Virus



             I already have Mcafee internet security installed on my laptop. All of a sudden now all my partition of internal hard drive have a folder $RECYCLE.BIN and System volume information. help me to remove it

        • 1. Re: $RECYCLE.BIN and System volume information Virus

          @ dhruvvekaria,

                              Please read the following statements from the Microsoft Communities


                              how to remove $Recycle.Bin virus - Microsoft Community


                              It is recommended that if you are suspicious that you indeed have a Virus/Trojan run

                              Malwarebytes (Free) or Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool-MRT


                              Malwarebytes (Free) and other Superb McAfee tools can be found in the link Below (Free)

                              Anti-Spyware/Malware & Hijacker Tools


                                I would further recommend Running the Latest Stinger (Read how to download/install/run)

                                Followed by McAfee Getsusp ( Please remember to enter your Email Address under

                                 "Preferences" before scanning.



          Edited: to add Link by (Catdaddy)


          Wishing you all the very best,



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          • 2. Re: $RECYCLE.BIN and System volume information Virus

            Hi dhruvvekaria

            Before trying the free tools please check if the below options are checked in your PC. To open this window Press Windows + R to open Run dialogue, type control folders and hit Enter


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