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Pop ups of fake security risks


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#1 Ros713

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 03:31 PM

My gateway laptop keeps making random pop ups saying "i have the risk of getting infected on this site unless i install safety tools" at even college web sites but i know they are not real pop ups from my security because it even comes up on my i pod. i run scans and never find anything with avira and zonealarm both free. also pop ups keep saying "congratulations you won" can someone please help me

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Edited by Budapest, 14 April 2010 - 05:40 PM.
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#2 Jat90

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 10:25 AM

Hello, Ros713

Welcome to the Bleeping Computer Forums. My name is Jat, and I will be helping you with your situation.

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Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
  • Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.
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OTL

We need to create an OTL Report
  1. Please download OTL from one of the following mirrors:
  2. Save it to your desktop.
  3. Double click on the icon on your desktop.
  4. Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.
  5. Push the button.
  6. Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:
    • OTL.txt <-- Will be opened
    • Extra.txt <-- Will be minimized

Edited by Jat90, 18 April 2010 - 10:30 AM.

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 06:08 AM

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