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Microsoft Security Essentials Alert


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#1 troxnor

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Posted 09 October 2010 - 08:14 PM

Yesterday my Girlfriends computer got this virus, and all programs she tries to open pop up as a security risk with some fake security program.

I followed all of the steps given on this website, and in the end MalwareBytes and Symantec found a virus and removed it. upon restart of my computer, the virus was still there, and following the same steps again, None of our security software finds a virus. Is there another way to fix this issue?

Please help.

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#2 dc3

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Posted 09 October 2010 - 09:21 PM

Is the Symantec Norton anti virus? If it is and you are running MS security essentials at the same time then this is part of your problem. Running two anti virus programs at the same time will cause problems, like false positives. Disable one of these and then run your scans.

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Posted 10 October 2010 - 12:18 PM

Question...you followed the steps in the following guide?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...ssentials-alert

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