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Adware/malware - Critical Icon In System Tray - Popups


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#1 RobbyAube

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 09:06 PM

Hi everyone. I have a problem with my PC. Not sure where this came from but started by having this toolbar appear for Security Toolbar 7.1, and my browser automatically redirects to pageforsafety.com. I also get random popups for Porn and various other things I do not want appearing when my kids are on here. The other thing is the Critical icon in the system tray which when clicked takes me to various spyware scanning sites. Now I have dealt with these types of things before but it has been a while and have forgotten what I had to go through to fix these though I remember there was quite a process.
So far I have downloaded Adaware and scanned out a few critical objects. I also scanned with Norton which found nothing. I then went into safe mode and either scanners found nothing however the only thing I have been able to get rid of so far is that tool bar.

Please let me know where to start with..

thank you very much.

Robby

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 10:51 PM

Hello RobbyAube and welcome to BC :flowers:

What is your operating system: Windows XP, Vista, etc.?

Can you post the log from AdAware? The one that lists the critical things it found earlier.

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