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Infected With Downloader.purityscan.fk


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#1 2007NNBS

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 11:06 AM

2 days ago i got infected with the virus and i can scan with avg anti-spyware and it finds it and removes it but keeps coming back...how do i get rid of it

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 12:22 PM

Have your tried running your scans in "Safe Mode"?
Be sure to print out and follow the AVG Anti-Spyware Install-Scan Instructions.

You should also do the follow:

Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove Programs. From within Add/Remove Programs highlight any of the following programs (if listed) and select "Remove".

ClickSpring
Cowabanga by OIN
ipwindows / ipwins
MediaTickets
MediaTickets by OIN
OIN
Outer Info Network
PurityScan
PurityScan by OIN
Snowball Wars by OIN
TizzleTalk
TizzleTalk by OIN
Yazzle by OIN
Yazzle ActiveX By OIN
Yazzle Cowabanga by OIN
Yazzle Kobe :filtered:! By OIN
Yazzle Picster by OIN
Yazzle Sudoku by OIN
Yazzle Snowballwars by OIN
Yazzle Kobe Balls! by OIN
Zolero Translator
or anything similar with OIN, Outer Info or Yazzle in them.

Important! Reboot when done.

Open My Computer or Windows Explorer, navigate to C:\Program Files and delete any of the named program folders listed above that you find (if they still exist).

If you do not see any icon for "OIN" or "(program) by OIN" in Add/Remove Programs, then download and run the Purity Scan uninstaller.
  • Save the Uninstaller to your desktop.
  • Double click on the OiUninstaller.exe icon on your desktop.
  • Click on "Run".
  • Enter the four digit code that is displayed and click on "Uninstall".
  • Click on "Ok" and reboot your computer.
Click here for Instructions with screenshots if needed.

Note: OiUninstaller uses UPX (ultimate packer for executables), an advanced file compressor and a method for compressing executable files to reduce their size to save space on a disk and download time. Some anti-virus programs such as Avast and Kaspersky may detect it as malware when attempting to download or unpack the compressed file.
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Posted 29 February 2008 - 03:49 PM

i did all that you said to do and deleted files and i still am infected

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 07:23 PM

AVG should have been able to clean Downloader.PurityScan.fk.

What else are you infected with?
What program is alerting you to the infection?

Did the program provide a specific file name associated with this malware threat and if so, where is it located (full file path) at on your system?
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