Please help!!!

  cabourn 10:16 18 Apr 2006

I downloaded a mpeg file to my desktop. I cannot open it with any programme and cannot delete it.
If I right click the file it only displays send to options and open with... (no properties option).
It won't let me put it into any other file or move it anywhere!
I am wondering that it might be a Trojan or other nasty file.
Is there any freeware programme I can download to get rid of this bug?

Thanks in advance

  jimv7 10:33 18 Apr 2006

Restart the computer, tap f8, choose safe mode to start and try deleting it in safe mode.

  mattyc_92 10:34 18 Apr 2006

Have you done your standard "Virus Scans" yet?

I would suggest that you do these scans (if not done already). Then reboot your system into "Safe Mode" (while your computer is booting, keep tapping F8, until you get a list of options. From these options, select "Safe Mode" and press enter)

Now try to delete the file again

  John B 10:56 18 Apr 2006

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