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Software Counterfeiting Message


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#1 OlGICA

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 10:01 AM

please help!!Another message came to my computer.It says ''You may be a victim of softwer counterfeiting''.
how can I remove this message?It also appears when I start my computer.
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Edited by Orange Blossom, 15 March 2008 - 02:24 PM.
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#2 Billy O'Neal

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 12:45 PM

Please do not ask for advice on cracking/stealing software on BleepingComputer.com

That message indicates that your windows installation is illegal.

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Posted 15 March 2008 - 02:20 PM

Hello OlGICA,

That message may also be the sign of an infection and might not be sent by Microsoft. In fact, the wording does not look like Microsoft's wording to me.

This message could be associated with the infection you already posted about. Please follow through on quietman7's directions in this thread: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/134815/please-helpdoes-anyone-knows-how-to-remove-pirate-par-willpolo-ingenieur-en-hacking/

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. If, when quietman7 determines that the infection has been removed and you still have this issue, please PM a moderator to reopen this topic.

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