File in use by program called "Thumb".

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    WILBIL98

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    File in use by program called "Thumb". Can not delete file and can not delete "Thumb"

    I have a File that exists on my desktop that I can not delete. When I attempt to delete it I get the message that it is in use by another program called "Thumb". I ran a search on "Thumb" and got several in the system but I can not open them or delete them. I get the message that they are in use. How do I turn them off and delete them so I can delete the original file on my desktop?
     
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    Can not delete "Thumb" file.

    I need some help here!!!
     
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    I assume its a virus so do a full scan with malwareytes https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/

    But before you try this go into task manager and see if you can identifiy what thumb is then do end process on it.
     
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    definitely infected, what is your antivirus??

    what were the results of running Malwarebytes free as per skeleton11223?
     
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