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Antivirus Scan Virus


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#1 michelle9491

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Posted 05 January 2011 - 11:15 AM

I have a Dell Inspiron with Windows 7. It now has the Antivirus Scan Virus on it. This is basically what it does:

While Antivirus Scan Virus has started, it will cease the ability to run any programs as a procedure to scare you into thinking that your PC is affected with spyware.

The below fake warnings will be shown

Windows Security Alert
Windows reports that computer is infected. Antivirus software helps to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Click here for the scan your computer. Your system might be at risk now.

Antivirus software alert
Infiltration alert
Your computer is being attacked by an Internet virus. It could be password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper or similar.

Internet Explorer Warning visiting this web site may harm your computer!
Most likely causes:
- The website contains exploits that can launch a malicious code on your computer
- Suspicious network activity detected
- There might be an active spyware running on your computer

Understand these are all scam alerts and make sure you do not take any action on these warning messages. Follow the below instructions to clean up these fake antivirus messages


It will nt let me do a system restore, start in safe mode, end processes or anything. I ran a scan with Malwarebyte's anti malware & avg scan, showed no infections, but I know its there. Can someone please help!??????? Thanks

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 11:48 PM

Hello,

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

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