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Please can someone give me some information on what to do, I have just scanned my computer with Norton Internet security 2005 it detected Two files.
1: WinAdCtlX.dll Threat name is Adware.SyncroAd
Item information: The compressed file WinAdCtlX.dll within C:\Documents and Settings\Windows XP\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.lE5\2P83YJYN\bridge-c284[1].cab is Adware threat.
2; Zip.SFX Threat name is Hacktool.HideWind, Item information The compressed file Zip.SFX The compressed file Zip.SFX within C:\Documents and Settings\WindowsXP\Desktop\wrar330.exe is a Hack tool threat. When i try to delete the files with norton, it says Delete failed.
I have tried to used pest control, Ad-aware SE personal & Sypbot, But none of them find theses files when i do a scan, What should i do, operating system Win XP Thanks Alan

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Try deleting them in Safe Mode is where I would start. A lot of times that will work.

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1: WinAdCtlX.dll Threat name is Adware.SyncroAd
Item information: The compressed file WinAdCtlX.dll within C:\Documents and Settings\Windows XP\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.lE5\2P83YJYN\bridge-c284[1].cab is Adware threat.


browse to the C:\documents and settings\\User Name (repeat for all users)\local settings\temp folder and delete all files and folders in it.
Then browse to the C:\Windows\Temp folder and delete all files in it.
Then in internet explorer click tools>internet Options>General. Click on Delete Files make sure you get all offline content as well.

The compressed file Zip.SFX within C:\Documents and Settings\WindowsXP\Desktop\wrar330.exe is a Hack tool threat.

Boot to safe mode: Instructions here

and delete: :\Documents and Settings\WindowsXP\Desktop\wrar330.exe

Reboot

and you should be fine.

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