Can't remove admin.exe file

nishuy92

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There is a file called admin.exe in every local drive and also whenever I insert pen drive or external hard disk which wouldn't delete even if I try to. If I click on delete, it reappears. If I insert the affected pen drive to other computers, those get infected as well. Also, there's a process called "admin.exe" running which I think has to do something with that.

Kindly help.
 

harryfishrules

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Hey nishuy92. After some research, I see conflicting reports that suggest that this file is a Windows system file but also that it is a piece of malware. I'm going to suggest some options to you to try and fix this issue.

1. Run a full system scan with MalwareBytes (https://www.malwarebytes.org/mwb-download/)
2. Run a full system scan with your normal Anti-Virus software
3. Open 'Add/Remove Programs' within Control Pannel
4. Look for software called AntiVirenKit InternetSecurity or Opticyber Controler
5. If you see either of these, uninstall them
 

harryfishrules

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Jun 26, 2015
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Hey nishuy92. After some research, I see conflicting reports that suggest that this file is a Windows system file but also that it is a piece of malware. I'm going to suggest some options to you to try and fix this issue.

1. Run a full system scan with MalwareBytes (https://www.malwarebytes.org/mwb-download/)
2. Run a full system scan with your normal Anti-Virus software
3. Open 'Add/Remove Programs' within Control Pannel
4. Look for software called AntiVirenKit InternetSecurity or Opticyber Controler
5. If you see either of these, uninstall them
 
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