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Removing Privacy Protection for FREE


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#1 donutz

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 11:39 AM

Hello!

I just registered today on this site/discussion board & desperately need someone's help. Yesterday, my desktop PC was taken over by PRIVACY PROTECTION. Using a laptop, I tried googling ways to remove it & I am now using the "safe mode networking" mode to access the internet.

Although some sites have given me steps to remove P.P. through Spy Doctor, its scans have found no threats; I suspect this is because it's only scanning my safe mode & not my normal mode (which is where the P.P. has embedded itself).

BOTTOM LINE: what FREE steps can be taken to safely & effectively remove Privacy Protectin from my PC??

Thanks in advance,

Joe

Edit: Moved topic from AntiVirus, Firewall and Privacy Products and Protection Methods to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 12:18 PM

Take a look here: Remove Privacy Protection (Uninstall Guide)

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#3 donutz

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 01:49 PM

Hello Animal,

Thanks for your reply, but the link you suggested I've already tried. It doesn't clean out the virus from my NON-SAFE MODE hard drive. The only way I'm accessing the internet the last 2 days is by having to use SAFE MODE.

Safe Mode does not include access to audio & magnifies the font size of everything on screen.

What I need to know is how to clean out the Privacy Protection virus from my non-safe mode/"normal mode".

HELP!!

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 03:25 PM

Hello, what do you mean, did the steps not work in Safe Mode? Were you able to complete them?

Does privacy protection still come up in Normal mode even though you did the steps in Safe mode or aren't you able at all to get into normal mode?

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 03:47 PM

Hello Elise,

Thanks for your reply post.

I was able to complete the steps in Safe Mode, but the Privacy Protection does still come up in normal mode & therefore, I'm unable to get internet access in normal mode.

However, since I last posted, I have been (somehow) able to get back online via normal mode.....but I do highly suspect that the next time I reboot, Privacy Protection will re-occupy my normal mode PC.

The Spyware Doctor program does scan my PC & find threats, but then requires payment to remove them. Is this the expected process with Spyware Doctor & if so, is there a FREE program I can use to get rid of Privacy Protection?


Thanks,

Joe

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 03:57 PM

Have you run Malwarebytes Antimalware (updated) in Normal Mode? This program should detect any issues spyware doctor detected and remove them for free.

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