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Deleting Zero Byte Executables

By Ticker ·
Recently I came up with a problem when someone would create a new text file, rename it to an exe and run it.

Of course, it wouldn't do anything but it would become annoying since it can't seemto be modified/removed even after a reboot. I remember using Norton's to quarenteen it and delete it a while back, but I was wondering if there was a way to use the op system that created them in removing them.

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by BFilmFan In reply to Deleting Zero Byte Execut ...

Login as the Administrator and Take Ownership of the file and then delete it.

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The only account on the machines is an admin level account, not the original, I'm going to put the original admin account back in--if that doesn't work I'll ghost the machines and lock new files out so this doesn't happen again.

Thanks!

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