Remove the Hard Disk Space Eater Virus



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Feb 3, 2009


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Joined Feb 3, 2009
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Hi Guys. Recently one of my Friend saw a notification on his Laptop that his Drive is Running on a Low Disk Space.
He checked his downloads because he didn't downloaded any Large File recently. According to him the drive must have a free space of around 100 GB.
This problem was mainly caused by a worm called Space Eater or you can call it whatever you want :p
Here if you're also facing similar kind of problem then you need to take few counter measures to avoid such problem in future.

  • Install a Firewall.
  • Use Latest Anti virus
  • Keep Updating you Anti virus.
  • Use Anti-key logger, Anti-Spy ware,Anti-malware etc
  • Download the songs, software from trusted websites only
  • Don't click on any suspicious link.
Now what else if you already messed up with anything like this. Follow these steps:

  • Open you Drive and Search for a file with Suspicious size (like 80-90 GB). Most of the cases the file will be of the name spaceshot.dll just search and delete this file.
  • Uninstall all the unwanted programs.
  • If you're still unable to get your space back then try this....
Note: "Use it at your own risk. I'm not responsible for any damage cause to your machine."

Download the Combo Fix for your Desktop. Download it from here.


  • Disable all your anti virus and Anti-malware and similar programs
  • Disconnect from Internet
  • Only then Start scanning with Combo Fix
  • Don't close the scan window until it get complete.
  • You'll get your lost space back.


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