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#1 ubin

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 12:45 PM

Having a safestrip issue which frequently prompts me an error Message when browsing through Interner Explorer.
Platform: Microsoft® Windows Vistaâ„¢ Home Premium

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Insecure Internet activity. Threat of virus attack
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Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information.
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We recommend you to protect your PC now and continue safe Internet browsing.
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Continue to this website unprotected (not recommended).

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And direct me to this webbie to purchase anti-virus software.
<hxxp://antivirus2008pro.info/buy.php?aff=browser_block>

Did a Norton scan, and the following risk are given.

Risk category: Misleading Application
Overall Risk Impact: Medium
Performance: Medium
Privacy: Medium
Removal: Medium
Stealth: Medium
Click for more information about this risk : SafeStrip
Action taken: Fully removed
Affected Areas:
Files & Directories
C:\Users\John Tan\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Antivirus-2008pro.lnk
C:\Users\John Tan\Desktop\antivirus-2008pro.lnk
c:\users\john tan\appdata\local\virtualstore\program files\antivirus 2008 pro\vscan.tsi
C:\Users\John Tan\AppData\Local\virtualstore\program files\antivirus 2008 pro
Registry Entries
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1533390482-4179961765-271246654-1003\Software\Antivirus 2008 PRO


Try system restore but failed.
Run combofix and deleted a similar anitvirus PCPrivacyCleaner, leaving me with Antivirus 2008 PRO problem.
Please advise. Thanks

Edited by Orange Blossom, 11 February 2013 - 03:28 AM.
Deactivate link and move to more appropriate forum. ~ OB


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