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System 32 Folder

by NickSing3 / March 25, 2005 8:02 PM PST

I have a windows XP home edition, and to be honest, it is pretty junked up. I have spyware doctor, and norton antivirus, and they work really well together. The only problem is when they cant delete something, i have to go and delete it myself. How do I get to the C:/windows/system32 folder? When I click on the C drive, it isnt there, and I dont think it is hidden.

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Can you see it under the Windows folder?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 25, 2005 8:27 PM PST
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Beware though, deleting things in the System32 folder can be highly dangerous.

Although you have Spyware Doctor and Norton's AV, you should consider boosting your protection.

You need a firewall.

You need anti-adware, and also another anti-spyware product, perhaps even two more.

I suggest;

ZoneAlarm for the firewall
Ad-Aware SE Personal for anti-adware
Spybot - Search & Destroy, and
Microsoft's AntiSpyware for addtional anti-spyware.

All of these products, (except the firewall), and including the ones you have, need their definitions files kept up to date, and scans done regularly.

Good luck


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Re: System 32 Folder
by Tufenuf / March 25, 2005 9:32 PM PST
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Nick, On your system if you go into Windows Explorer and click the "+" in front of the "C" drive it may be under the "WINNT" folder instead of the "Windows" folder.


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