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Usb virus hello to you..ahm i have a problem about my usb flash drive i can't format it they have a file exist every 3sec.i format it then it appear again wat i nid to do to use it again without virus or i use it normally..???this is my email

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There are 2 posibilities:
1. It's probably that your computer has been infected by a virus, try to format your flash drive on another computer.
2. The file probably a software to autorun portable apps on your flash drive, such as U3. It's not a problem

Hope that helps :)

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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this is because of a virus attack on your system

update the virus definition files of your antivirus program and run a deep scan of your sys else if you still in doubt then suggest that you
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once the virus is removed you will not face the problem any more


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It sound that you are infected with a virus( in my observation when i encoutered this kind of problem i was infected a virus "I love my peanut" virus this will create autorun.exe in your drive and change the Open to "i love my peanut" In my case coz i have no important files on my computer i reformat it. In your case if you have important files , you can attach your Harddrive to the other system or put it in enclosure to connect via USB then scan the hard drive for viruses. this virus will be deleted by symantec or any other potent antivirus.

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