What is this folder

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ferretylesley Posts 1 Registration date Wednesday July 15, 2009 Status Member Last seen July 16, 2009 - Jul 16, 2009 at 02:28 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jul 16, 2009 at 04:25 PM
Hello,
I had to do a pc recovery on my computer as I had a virus which I could not remove
The recovery went well except when I went into my storage drive(D) there was a folder in there that I didn't know what it was I tried to delete the folder and it states cannot delete access denied
the name on the folder is
1ef18483bd91a3d2dc84d49582a76e
Does any one know how I can get rid of this unwanted folder and why is the folder there
I am running on widows xp home edition and am using the trial version of norton 360 for internet security and I use internet explorer 8

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,833
Jul 16, 2009 at 04:25 PM
This site has instructions for removing protected files:

https://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/778/access-denied-how-to-delete-protected-or-spyware-files/

Good Luck
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