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"your Computer Is Infected" Popup

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#1 george27


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Posted 25 April 2008 - 02:57 PM

I am getting a Popup in the lower right hand corner of my screen entitled "Your Computer is infected" (including a yellow triangle with an exclamination point). It is telling me to "Click here to protect your computer from spyware". Discussion groups online say that this is mailware so I have not clicked on it. It will not go away. I updated Symantic Anti Virus and ran a full system scan. I ran Ad-Aware 2007 and AVG Anti-Spyware in Safe Mode. The Popup still appears. I am running Window XP Professional Version 2002 with Service Pack 2. Any assistance you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 DaChew


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Posted 26 April 2008 - 07:57 AM


there are a lot of nice self-help guides here by Grinler

knowing which one of the rogues you have is the tricky part

No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

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