File xxx contained a virus and was deleted – Internet Explorer

File xxx contained a virus and was deleted - Internet Explorer

File xxx contained a virus and was deleted – Internet Explorer

IF you are visiting this page, then most likely you are having a issue with your Internet Explorer that is giving you a virus warning message about every single file you download through the browser . IF you are getting this error “File xxx contained a virus and was deleted” Then there is a issue with your Computer Security and Browser . Below you will find a bit more information on how to go about fixing this error ..

First thing you will need to do is to reset your Internet Explorer to is Default state , Below are instruction on how to do this .

To reset Internet Explorer settings

Close any Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer windows that are currently open.

Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.

Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.

Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.

Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would like to remove browsing history, search providers, Accelerators, home pages, and InPrivate Filtering data.

In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.

When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the settings, click Close, and then click OK.

Close Internet Explorer.

Your changes will take effect the next time you open Internet Explorer.

Now that your internet explorer is close, Go ahead and download Malware Families Cleaned by the Malicious Software Removal Tool which could be downloaded from below .

Download Malware Families Cleaned Tool http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=40587

Once it has finish downloading, Go ahead and Download this Antivirus Software known as Microsoft Security Essentials from here http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-all-versions

Now that you downloaded the Antivirus Software from Microsoft, the last thing you will need to download is CCleaner , which could be downloaded from here http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/

Perfect, now that you have downloaded all this tools needed to fix this error message File xxx contained a virus and was deleted from your internet explorer . We going to go ahead and do each of this step one by one .

1) Go ahead and install Microsoft Security Essentials , once it’s install , it might try to update but most likely it will fail, not a problem, we just need to make sure is install , once it finish installing , go ahead and close it, if it starts to scan, just cancel it and close it .

2) Go ahead and run Microsoft Malware Families Cleaned Tool which you downloaded earlier, Choose Quick Scan first and let it run, it will find something hopefully and give you the option to remove it . You will receive a message asking you to restart in order for your computer to clean the virus, go ahead and install it .

3) Once the computer has restarted , go ahead and install and run CCleaner , once installed, open the program and the choose Run Cleaner, give it a few seconds to minute as it clean the computer out of Junk and Temp files and folder . You will get a message on top saying cleaning completed , Go ahead and close CCleaner now .

Now open internet explorer and if it all went well, you will be able to download anything again and not get that error message “File xxx contained a virus and was deleted” which was warning you earlier .

Thanks and hope this small little instruction helps you start downloading again from internet explorer ..