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System Care Anti-Virus Virus


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#1 knotty panda

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:36 PM

I got the System Care Anti-Virus Virus.  I was able to get rid of it but a couple of days later it came back with a vengeance.  I am running Windows 7, if you'll tell how to determine which version of IE I am running I will let you know.

 

On downloading, I receive a message that the file contained a virus and it has been deleted. 

 

This message spread quickly between sites.  I believe it is spread with the virus hi-jacking the windows updates message which appears when the unit is turned off and it asks the owner to not turn off the computer until the downloads are completed.

 

When someone comes up with a fix for this, please let me know.  I'm going nuts.  I'm considering purchasing a new computer and this one isn't paid for yet.

 



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#2 boopme

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:44 PM

Hello knotty, when this happens we need to get a deeper look. Please follow this Preparation Guide and post in a new topic.
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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:47 PM

Remove System Care Antivirus (Uninstall Guide) - Bleeping Computer A guide from our DIY area

 

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Edited by noknojon, 10 July 2013 - 08:49 PM.





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