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Noadware.net With Tagalongs?


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#1 Shiner

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 08:37 PM

Recently my spysweeper detected coolwebsearch and some other CWS variants.I deleted and they raappeared after start-up.So I bit onthe NoAdware.net ad and they "found" WebPi if memory serves.Anyway bought the software to remove.It pointed to password protected files(or I found at least)My question is,Can WebPi be remotely installed from a remote computer or does someone need physical access to pc?I'm afraid to re-install NoAdware to see if they indeed did have tagalong trojans or whatever.I'm not computer literate to know if this is possible.I did research a bit and found that this software is questionable at best.Please help.Thanks :thumbsup: :flowers:

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 09:20 PM

Recently my spysweeper detected coolwebsearch and some other CWS variants.I deleted and they raappeared after start-up.So I bit onthe NoAdware.net ad and they "found" WebPi if memory serves.Anyway bought the software to remove.It pointed to password protected files(or I found at least)My question is,Can WebPi be remotely installed from a remote computer or does someone need physical access to pc?I'm afraid to re-install NoAdware to see if they indeed did have tagalong trojans or whatever.I'm not computer literate to know if this is possible.I did research a bit and found that this software is questionable at best.Please help.Thanks :thumbsup: :flowers:

I would add that hard drive was completely wiped out after finding this.I do not have the spyware now.Am mostly wandering if any one is aware of this particular false positive in the past?Also can this WebPi program be installed remotely.I understand it is a commercially available program,but in the advertising it states that it must be manually installed.Does this mean having physical access to computer or electronic access by way of a trojan or backdoor access?Thanks




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