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#1 jstamesngr

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 09:30 PM

it's on my laptop. Microsoft says it's approved by them. I go to uninstall it and it's claiming to be anti/malware, spyware, etc. mix my martini ware. what's the story on this. is it a virus or is it what Microsoft claims (or it claims to be)....it came installed on my new laptop



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Posted 12 May 2014 - 08:59 AM

It is Adware which displays advertisements, coupons and sponsored links through pop-up box on Facebook, Google, Amazon and other shopping websites.  Odds are the manufacturer of the machine was paid to install it on your new laptop.

 

You might want to run PC Decrapifier to get rid of all of the bloatware that was installed on your machine by the manufacturer.



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Posted 12 May 2014 - 09:13 AM

It is Adware which displays advertisements, coupons and sponsored links through pop-up box on Facebook, Google, Amazon and other shopping websites.  Odds are the manufacturer of the machine was paid to install it on your new laptop.

 

You might want to run PC Decrapifier to get rid of all of the bloatware that was installed on your machine by the manufacturer.

Wouldn't AdwCleaner be the BleepingComputer endorsed version of that?  :D



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Posted 12 May 2014 - 09:56 AM

Wouldn't AdwCleaner be the BleepingComputer endorsed version of that?  :D

 

 

Probably, but I'm not one who cleans machines, I reload.  PC Decrapifier is a tool I've used in the past to remove all of the "excess" software installed by PC Manufacturers to increase their profit margins.



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Posted 30 October 2014 - 12:49 PM

Finally, I read a solution to ridding myself of gorillaprice! I am so glad that it is free for home use since I have fixed income situation and cannot buy these products. I hope this really gets this thing GONE. It has been causing me problems.
thanks

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Edited by Orange Blossom, 30 October 2014 - 03:18 PM.
Moved to AII from Windows 8. ~ OB


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Posted 30 October 2014 - 07:47 PM

At jhona56

I don't know which one you ran but you should also run these.


thisisujrt.gif Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.
  • Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.
  • .
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  • Last run ESET.
  • Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
  • Click the esetonlinebtn.png button.
  • For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
  • Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the esetsmartinstaller_enu.png icon on your desktop.
  • Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
  • Click the Start button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
  • Click Advanced settings and select the following:
  • Scan potentially unwanted applications
  • Scan for potentially unsafe applications
  • Enable Anti-Stealth technology
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  • When the scan completes, click List Threats
  • Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  • Click the Back button.
  • Click the Finish button.
  • NOTE:Sometimes if ESET finds no infections it will not create a log.

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