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Fake M.S.E. Virus


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#1 J03

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 01:27 PM

I recently discovered that I had the fake microsoft security essentials on my computer when I 1st noticed it I wasn't able to open anything on my computer, couldn't open my Internet, couldn't play none of my games etc. So I ran my antivirus program norton...I believe that it found part of the virus but when it tried to get rid of it, it crashed it was able to delete some of it and I was able to open some of the programs that I couldn't before but the virus is still there and norton can't find the virus anymore) That's when I came across this website and rkill, but rkill isn't working, I try to run it and this virus shuts it down instantly...can somebody pls help me

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 01:38 PM

Hey J03, check the top tab and go to Spyware removal. They have a complete procedure to follow..

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#3 boopme

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 03:10 PM

I am moving this to the Am I Infected forum from Vista.. As Old Papa suggested.....


Please follow our Removal Guide here Remove the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert Trojan .
You will move to the Automated Removal Instructions

After you completed that, post your scan log here,let me know how things are.
The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
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