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Strange files on usb drive

Strange files and folders have appeared on my kingston 1gb drive with nonsense names i can't delete them nor save any files to the disk. I haven't used the drive on any other computer and I've checked it for viruses using Mcafee and Nortons - all clear. What do I do?

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The only thing that can make that to your flash is a virus or physical damage to your flash of which i syuspect much of the former.

Do you update your antivirus before running these clean up checks.

If your information on the flash is backed up somewhere or is not that much valuable (which i doubt ) try reformating your harddrive.

If reformatting does not work then it means your flash was physically damaged.

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