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#1 tralakel

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Posted 07 October 2007 - 04:46 PM

Adware Now came up
what is it
says it could be a part of something i am using
am i using it?
i don't know
but my computer runs too funny I can never get to where it lets me
read about it and how to get rid of it.
Any suggestions welcome! :thumbsup:
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Posted 07 October 2007 - 05:15 PM

Not enough info to give you more advice than to scan with the two programs below. Let us know what they found.

Download and Install Super Antispyware free. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.superantispyware.com/

Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html

How to Start Windows in Safe Mode:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/
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Posted 07 October 2007 - 05:24 PM

I used McAfee Virus Scan. Should i quarantine this "adware now" file that it found?
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Posted 07 October 2007 - 05:52 PM

I Googled "adware now"--found NO info.
Yes, quarantine it. Leave in quarantine until you are sure you don't need it.
You should also do the scans I recommended.
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Posted 08 October 2007 - 09:21 AM

McAfee should have provided a specific file and its location associated with anything it found. Can you provide that information?
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