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#1 jim_one479


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Posted 02 February 2008 - 11:30 AM

I was fooled into clicking on an "Adobe Flash Player" deal while searching for something the other day and it infected my HP Laptop. After several panicked moments, I was able to open a browser and get into the microsaft.com support site and was able to clean most of it out, however every once in a while, I get a little message on the information bar (in IE 7) that either just says "click here" or there is a a "Warning your computer may be infected... both of these links go to someplace called protect.antivirus dot com. I know better to avoid this place, but how do I get it out of my system? Has anybody had a similar issue and if so, were you able to clean it out?

Thank you in advance...


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#2 david28


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Posted 02 February 2008 - 07:42 PM

Hi Jim and :cool: to Bleeping Computer!:thumbsup:

We hope you enjoy you time here and please, don't be afraid to ask questions, we are here to help. :inlove:

To familiarize yourself with Bleeping Computer and how it works, I suggest that you check out New User Orientation

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Well, you need to post this problem in the correct forum which in your case would be the Am I infected? What do I do? forum.

So, once again, Welcome to Bleeping Computer, we are a very friendly community and willing to help with any problems that you have and once again, don't hesitate to post on the forums, as that is what they are there for. :flowers:

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