Yesterday I tried to start TBB and got a message saying that the executable file could not be found. I clicked the link in Vidalia settings and it shows the the location for the exe file being in program files when I had saved the TBB directory on my desktop. I uninstalled tor and reinstalled using same zip file. It worked fine.
Today same problem occured again.
I looked at the TBB folder and noticed that a new folder had been created at around the same time I attempted to start tor. The file path created was
I also noticed that 20 minutes later a
desktop.ini file appeared which read
[ViewState] Mode= Vid= FolderType=Generic
Could anybody help to explain this problem?
This information may also be relevant today I noticed that my
pagefile.sys has disappeared and also recently I fakeflash trojan (fakeadobe.zusy according to spybot) among other malware issues and have been running a lot of different malware removal and registry repair software without the proper knowledge to do so,(but im not totally clueless) so I'm hoping that these mystery files are a result of a damaged registry and not something more sinister