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Cant remove Spyware Protect 2009 malwarebytes won't work

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#1 djjenkins


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Posted 01 March 2009 - 11:02 AM

Hi, I've looked at all of your methods, and others online on how to remove spyware protect 2009 from my computer. At least I can use aol browser, but not IE. I've used AVIRA, aol spyware protection, adaware first with no luck. They didn't even find it.

So I went online to see how others got rid of it. I followed their directions. I tried shutting off system restore, then downloading malwarebytes. I couldn't get malwarebytes to run! It just created an icon, but didn't do anything. I then uninstalled it, turned system restore back on, tried to go back to an earlier time, but it wouldn't allow me to do so. I couldn't click the calendar to go back. I then tried another link to download malwarebytes again, but it did the same thing.

While I'm typing this, I just got a message from Norton pc checkup that they found spywareprotect, but it will cost me 129.00 to buy their software. Plus they have my performance as only 2 stars (fair)

I am really not very good at computer lingo, so if anyone can help me, please know I'm not a geek, just a person that can follow step by step directions. Thanks in advance to anyone who can advise.


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#2 rigel



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Posted 01 March 2009 - 01:32 PM

Try to rename the Malwarebytes file to red.com and see if it runs like that. The infection you have is watching for that file to be run.

What version of Windows are you using? Please update Avira and run a scan - post its log.

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