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Combofix Quarantined Files

Post by Tankman on 12th May 2011, 11:01 am

Is it safe to delete files quarantined by combofix? Or should i just leave them alone. And yes, I know they are a virus.

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Re: Combofix Quarantined Files

Post by houndmom on 12th May 2011, 5:32 pm

Hey Tankman,
ComboFix should not be run without the guidance of a helper!

It is a powerful tool and is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private or regular use.

See ComboFix's Disclaimer

Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.

Please refer to this thread for more information on why you shouldn't use ComboFix without supervision of a trained expert: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic273628.html

You should start a new post in our malware removal section to be safe.

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Re: Combofix Quarantined Files

Post by Tankman on 12th May 2011, 7:18 pm

I ran combofix under the watchful eye of Belahazur. I just wanted to know if i could delete the VERIFIED VIRUS File

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Re: Combofix Quarantined Files

Post by Buttons on 13th May 2011, 4:48 am

Perfectly fine to delete the file/folder of infected files.Smile

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Re: Combofix Quarantined Files

Post by Tankman on 13th May 2011, 10:44 am

By regular means of just rightclick>delete? or will that basically release it again.

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Re: Combofix Quarantined Files

Post by Buttons on 13th May 2011, 6:43 pm

Should be fine.Smile

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