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When I installed the program Boot Sector Explorer, AVG Resident Shield
popped up with a warning of two (or three) files.

I think I deleted some from vault, but I see in my vault:

"Tojan Horse Generic10.UGD.  and the path to the setup file: bsectexp.exe

Is this really a threat? I was surpised that AVG reported viruses.

I have a handful of Generic10.UGD files in the vault. They tend to be in
RECYCLER/NPROTECT. (I wonder if I should get rid of RECYCLER.)


Re: Boot Sector Explorer


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Okay that RECYCLER thing is where files from the Recycle Bin or Norton
Recycle Bin go and they are tricky to delete.

I've not tried thi what I found, but I think that you can remove files in
RECYCLER using DOS commands:

1. Start --> Run --> opens the run dialog box
2. Enter "cmd". Click "OK" --> opens the DOS dialog box
3. Navigate to the "Recycler" folder.
- type "cd.." at the prompt to move up the directory
- type "cd Recycler" at "C:\" to access the Recycler directory
4. Type in "del <filename>" to delete file(s)


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Oh, I think it's a lot easier than that at least for a Norton Recyle Bin.

I've never understood what Norton Prtoected Files is, but I think when you
have a Norton Protected Recyle Bin, files deleted from it go to Norton
Protected Files, which means they end up in a RECYCLER folder. So, files
deleted from Norton Recycle Bin don't really go away UNTIL you empty the
Norton Protected Files. Which you do by right-clicking on the Norton Recycle
Bin Icon on your desktop and selecting "Empty Norton Protected Files".

Not sure what the deal is with Windows Recycle Bin.


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