bla.exe - what is it?

  Chris Webster 21:29 11 May 2005

I've just been looking found my c drive and i've noticed a file named bla.exe created 7th May 2005. Does anyone know what it is, and if so, do i need to be concerned?

Windows XP sp2
Norton AV
Ad Aware SE Personal - all up to date.

Thanks, Chris.

  Joe R 21:33 11 May 2005
  sinbad1 21:37 11 May 2005
  Chris Webster 21:29 12 May 2005

I right clicked on 'bla.exe' file and deleted it. I then turned off system restore and did a full Norton AV scan in safe mode and it came up clear. I also ran Ad-Aware SE, CCleaner and then a reg cleaner/optimizer.

Is this all i need to do and should my system be clean now?

How 'bla.exe' ended up on my system i just don't know as i've only visited my normal sites, and i've not opened any suspect emails.

Thanks, Chris.

  Joe R 22:20 12 May 2005

Chris Webster,

that should have got rid of your problem.

There are a lot of files seemingly just appear, on a p.c. with all a/v, and or spyware/malware prog's up to date. (i've had a couple myself).

You've obviously got the latest and greatest software to counter these problems.

Good luck for the future.


  Chris Webster 23:00 13 May 2005

Thanks Joe.

Cheers, Chris.

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