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Foster Parent - virus/spyware?


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#1 cervezarules

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 02:03 AM

Just recently I noticed a window appearing when I shut down my laptop concerning an application called Foster Parent. The Foster Parent window only appears occasionally when shutting down. I tried researching Foster Parent using Google but there doesn't appear to be much information about it. Does anybody know if this is a virus, Trojan or spyware? Should I be concerned that this is on my machine?

My OS is XP Professional version 5.1.2600 SP3 build 2600. I am using AVG (version 8.5) and SUPERantiSpyware (version 4.26.1000).

To date I haven't noticed any adverse problems with my laptop and hopefully it will stay that way! Any information I can gain via this forum will be greatly appreciated.

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#2 Smithsam

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 05:11 AM

They could be the Adware. Download and install Superantispyware removal tool from net and scan your computer. It is easily available on net free.

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 06:19 AM

Have you tried updating and scanning with your resident anti-virus software? AVG 8.5 Using lastest definitions? Are you running the most recent superantispyware definitions? If not sure, check for new definitions before scanning your computer. Tried running Superantispyware in safe mode?
Tried running MalwareBytes' Antimalware If you need help with it post your log in the Am I Infected? What Do I Do? forum
Or follow the guidelines for posting a Hijackthis Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem




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