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Old 09-09-2015, 01:25 PM   #1
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I am using Windows 7.

Avast detected Kill.bat file in system32 folder.


Opened it with notepad and contains these commands-

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@ECHO OFF

taskkill /f /im explorer.exe

START %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe

exit


Anything to worry about ? Or is this a normal file that is usually in Windows ?


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Old 09-16-2015, 10:25 AM   #2
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Hy and welcome to TSF.
I am sorry for the delay.

This file is not a default one in sys32 dir but the content says ( in simply words )

Kill explorer.exe
launch explorer.exe

So not really something to worry about and up to you if you want to keep it or not.
I noticed that Jenae has replied to you in this topic
https://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...r-1042977.html
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