HELP! Copies of copies Taking over my computer!

  [email protected] 09:22 12 Oct 2004
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I decided to clean up my hard drive and copy my files on to CD (contemplating SP2!) For some reason as I delete files thety are reproducing themselves as copies. I have copies of copies and I have copies (9) All I want to do is reatin the original file and ditch the copies as I delete they reproduce I'm drowning ! Help!

  [email protected] 09:42 12 Oct 2004

BTW by doing a file search for the word Copy I have delighted over 1000 files. I'm using Nortin Virus protection which is up to date- have I set the pc back up wrongly or is there a more serious problem? Only seems to have occured after I tried to copy files to CD using Pinnacle Instant Write software.

  [email protected] 09:42 12 Oct 2004

I may have delighted the files but what I actually did is delete them :)

  den[email protected] 09:49 12 Oct 2004

AHA! I was holding CTRL to select the billions of files. So I have to copy each document individually?(& check out destination first?)

  [email protected] 10:20 12 Oct 2004

Thanks VOg I see now how I wa sspawning millions of files- it was scary !!
BTW is adaware the best freebie for spy checking my pc?

  [email protected] 10:42 12 Oct 2004

I found spyware Doctor 2.1 free- is that the same thing?

  [email protected] 11:02 12 Oct 2004

HI again- found lots of "red items" using Spybot and deleted all but one which looked different to the others- could somebody tell me if it is ok to "fix " it? BTW allof the fixes were tracking cookies
It says:-

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1430924392-3987647587-145819248-1005\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

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