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#1 hollys_sam


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Posted 08 August 2007 - 05:43 AM

When I scan my computer with Spybot, it always comes up with 2 problems. One is called TagASaurus and the other is called Advertising.com. How can I get these off the computer, and are they harmful? Thanks

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 05:49 AM

SuperAntiSpyware should be able to remove the TagASaurus infection. Download the free version for home users of SuperAntiSpyware, install it and then update the definitions (by clicking the "Check for Updates" button). Then reboot your computer into Safe Mode (How to start Windows in Safe Mode) and run a scan by clicking the "Scan Your Computer" button and checking "Perform Complete Scan". After the scan is finished you should also scan with SpyBot while in Safe Mode.
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Posted 08 August 2007 - 01:11 PM

When done with the above, you should also run at least one of these online Virus scans:
[Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component.]
BitDefender Online Scanner. <- Add a check by "Autoclean".
eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner. <- "Cure" whatever is found. Be sure to read the eTrust Antivirus Scanner Help Guide before scanning.
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