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Security Tool?

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#1 duaneandnancy


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Posted 11 October 2010 - 06:38 PM

I am a knuckle-dragger when it comes to PC's so I am way out of my league. We bought a new Dell Inspiron laptop (love it by the way) that came with McAfee. I don't know how this thing got in our computer but now I can't open any application without "Security Tool" telling me our computer is infected with over 45 different viruses, trojans, you name it. Funny, McAfee doesn't find a thing. Anyway, the warnings pop up like a wack-a-mole game informing me how this or that file is infected and attempting to send my credit card info to a remote host. When I click on the "ok" button it takes me to a site prompting me to buy Anti-Virus software.
How do I get rid of this thing?

Edited by Budapest, 11 October 2010 - 06:45 PM.
Moved from Win7 ~BP

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#2 boopme


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Posted 11 October 2010 - 07:47 PM

Hello and welcome.

Please follow our Removal Guide here Remove Security Tool .
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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