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#1 jdn

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Posted 09 January 2008 - 12:42 PM

Successful removal - Am I stuck w/popups.
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Posted 09 January 2008 - 03:22 PM

Glad to hear that.

If there are no more problems or signs of infection, (and your using XP) you should Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state. Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
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