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$RKX8ST4.exe found and scanner can't delete.

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McAfee says it found  $RKX8ST4.exe and can't delete.

I searched for file and File Explorer couldn't find it. 

How can I delete?  Is it quaranteened?  Is it dangerous?

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Re: $RKX8ST4.exe found and scanner can't delete.

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I think I fixed it. 

$RKX8ST4.exe never showed up in the quarantine window.  That really confused me. 

I had earlier deleted SCUDownloader.exe when McAfee couldn't. Then $RKX8ST4.exe showed up instead as an infected, un-deletable file. I kept running File Explorer searches for $RKX8ST4.exe and SCUDownolader but File Explorer couldn't find either.  Scans kept showing  $RKX8ST4.exe as undeleteable.  Very worrisome.

I finally looked in my recycle bin and saw SCUDownloader.exe. and some phishing e-mails.  I emptied the recycle bin and ran a full scan again. 

All clear.  $RKX8ST4.exe must have been part of SCUDownloader.exe (or maybe one of the phishing e-mails). 

Anyway, it seems to be fixed.

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Re: $RKX8ST4.exe found and scanner can't delete.

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Hello @KGinOregon

Please let me know the file location which is showing under Quarantine window.

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Ragoth Karnan

Re: $RKX8ST4.exe found and scanner can't delete.

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I think I fixed it. 

$RKX8ST4.exe never showed up in the quarantine window.  That really confused me. 

I had earlier deleted SCUDownloader.exe when McAfee couldn't. Then $RKX8ST4.exe showed up instead as an infected, un-deletable file. I kept running File Explorer searches for $RKX8ST4.exe and SCUDownolader but File Explorer couldn't find either.  Scans kept showing  $RKX8ST4.exe as undeleteable.  Very worrisome.

I finally looked in my recycle bin and saw SCUDownloader.exe. and some phishing e-mails.  I emptied the recycle bin and ran a full scan again. 

All clear.  $RKX8ST4.exe must have been part of SCUDownloader.exe (or maybe one of the phishing e-mails). 

Anyway, it seems to be fixed.

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