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WHAT??? Files randomly deleting themselves from my computer

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I've had Sony Vegas installed for months, no issues. Today I tried opening it and it wouldn't open, so I checked the installation folder and saw that the exe had randomly deleted itself from my computer while I was sleeping. It's not in the recycle bin and I don't see anything in the Kaspersky log about it. Nobody else uses my computer. This is the only file that did this. The program isn't even uninstalled, it's just the exe that's missing.

1) Do I still have the program on my computer or some way of accessing it? Or will I need to uninstall everything and completely reinstall the entire thing and set up all my presets again? I tried reinstalling but it said "vegas is already installed!" so I'm guessing it's still somewhere?

2) Why did it just delete itself like this?
Edited by grav1t0n - 8/21/12 at 11:17am
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post #2 of 6
Run a virus scan and repair the installation of sony vegas.
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Sub due for Vega.no payment=auto uninstall
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Do you have a paid version or free trial?
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I have a paid version. Uninstalled it and reinstalled it and it's back to working normally now. I was only scared that my settings/presets would be erased but I found out they're stored in another location so it didn't matter.
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Open CMD (start, type in CMD, press enter) and use "chkdsk /f /r" to schedule a hard disk check. I'm of the mind you may be a victim of moving disks.

Edit: And monitor this while it's happening so you don't miss any error messages.
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