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Virus Makes My Desktop Wallpaper Into An Ad.


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#1 chrislola

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 11:19 PM

So, yesterday I got a virus that is resulting in the following symptoms:
My desktop wallpaper is blue and says "Warning: Spyware threat has beeen detected on your PC" (Yes, "been" is mis-spelled as "beeen"). I am also getting pop-up windows with ads for spyware and a yellow triangle with an exclamation point on my tool bar pops up telling me that my computer is infected, but clicking it infects my computer with a fake anti-virus program. And my C drive is symbolized with a red "X".

I've done some virus checks and such and they deleted what they could, but the problem is obviously worse than what an anti-virus program can deal with.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 04 June 2008 - 07:19 PM.
Move to more appropriate forum. ~ OB


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Posted 04 June 2008 - 09:09 PM

the best user friendly program for those infections only runs on window 2000/xp and above

MBAM

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...mp;#entry811062

Details like your operating system and what security programs you have installed are critical in reccomending a fix
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