Problem with file

  Ritchbee 22:20 29 Jul 03
Locked

A file has attached itself to my hard drive which I cannot seem to get rid off.

My firewall has block it but after I remove it it keeeps on coming back.

I've also tried to get rid of it by going into 'my computer' but it gives me the following message.

"Cannot delete: Access is denied ".

"Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use".

Any ideas how this can be got rid of it ?.

The file has a .exe extension.

Brian

  ade.h 22:35 29 Jul 03

Can you tell us what OS and AV you're using, and what the file is called. Try an internet search for the file's name, especially on Symantec.com or a similar AV support site. Is the file associated with a program you have installed or un-installed?

  Brian-336451 22:38 29 Jul 03

Make a note of the where the file is and its exact name then start in safe mode and delete it from the 'Run' command.

eg Del c:\temp\file.exe (wherever, whatever the file is called.

  Ritchbee 22:43 29 Jul 03

I'm using Zonealarm and the Norton anti virus now.

My OS is Windows XP.

File is C:cpclient.exe

It must be from something that I installed or let in in error.

I am new to all of this !!.

  VoG II 22:56 29 Jul 03

Try Ad-aware click here and spybot click here

  ade.h 23:21 31 Jul 03

Ritchbee - I've searched the net for cpclient.exe and the only reference to it I can find is on click here which is about internet cafe software (?!) Don't know if this is any help to you.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is Amazon Go and will it come to the UK? The store without checkouts or queues

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Why ecommerce hasn't taken off on social media

New MacBook Pro 2016 review | MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: Apple's expensive and powerful…