MP2download

  User-F19B448A-819C-4883-991C282DFCFBDA20 09:17 11 Jan 2004
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I was daft enough to load 'MP3download' a couple of weeks ago and now I cannot get rid if it. I have tried deleting it in all the usual ways a nd even deleting it with 'Cyberscrub' but it still comes back. I presume this means it is in the startup menu,but what is it called? I am asking for your help before I do the arduous task of unticking one entry at a time.
Can anyone help?

  Big Elf 11:52 11 Jan 2004

Is MP3Download a program? If it is it might have also installed spyware so check out

Spybot click here

AdAware click here

Does it appear on the uninstall programs list?

This morning I have tried Spybot and Adaware but I have had no luck ,they do not recognise it.
I have also tried Add/Remove and 'Your Uninstaller' but it is not listed.
And i can not find any reference to it in the start up file.

  waggers 14:02 11 Jan 2004

have you checked to make sure it isn't a hidden file? Go into properties and select the 'hidden files' box. You will then be able to see ALL the files, including system files that are hidden for protection so be careful if you delete anything.

Properties where

  R4 16:52 11 Jan 2004

Start:


Settings:


Folder Options:


View: Check Show all files

I have windows xp, there is no Start,settings

  R4 19:33 11 Jan 2004

Win 98 SE is mine, I believe you can get to it from explorer (if thats what it's called in XP) try :-


Tools:


Folder options

  waggers 22:40 11 Jan 2004

i have xp too. Try:

start button
programs
accessories
windows explorer

tools:
folder options
'view' tab

go down to 'hidden files and folders'
click 'show hidden files and folders' circle.

hope it helps.

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