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I have windows vista ultimate and am currently using avg and advanced system protector and ccleaner for pc maintence. I did a scan with the advanced system protector and have found that I have something called dialer.delf.f and trojan.dropper.delf on the pc. Well, once the scan is done, it offers to clean it and so it does. the problem is that I would say when it does its routine scan maybe two or three days later, it will find that file again. I have cleared the quarantine and everything and yet they keep coming back. Any help would be appreciated!

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Any other clues?

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I had something all too similar on a client. But after we got the machine we found they were a torrent user and scans with other tools found more. Here's why I ask for more clues. Think over what you are using the machine for. Anything 'iffy'?

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Well, I will not lie, I have used some pretty random programs before like bittorent and limewire and I have stopped and I am not a least bit surprised this happened. I went ahead and formatted and and redownloaded my operating system, hopefully this will give me a leg up or if not give me time to research it more and get more assistance, thanks for replying to me though and if you have any other ideas for me please, PLEASE let me know

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Do over?

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Try another Antivirus?

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It could be probably deep in your registry.

I recommend using Spybot - Search & Destroy:;mostPopTwoColWrap&cdlPid=11000454

This "Advanced System Protector" I haven't even heard of, you'd be better off using Avast w/ Spybot - Search & Destroy. Avast is my personal favorite free antivirus program that does an EXCELLENT job, or use NOD32 if your willing to pay.

I will look into Advanced System Protector, see what I can learn about it.

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I found out that Advanced System Protection has lot of false positives. Probably not the best program you can use...

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