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#1 c0ckspur


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Posted 09 June 2006 - 11:27 PM

Hear lair dear...

Your site is too big for little old me.
I have a problem which is annoying, you see.
I suppose you'd call it a pop up -
Personally I think it's a cock-up.

A round red button with a white X in its face
Has appeared on my taskbar and is quite a disgrace.
It tells me Windows Security Center has detected infection
from spyware/malware and I need the latest protection.

It says I should install the latest tools
but gives me no clues how to get them - the fools!
The message comes up with a strong recommendation
to use special tools to prevent loss of information.

No matter how often I click the warning
the message keeps on showing from night until morning.
Is there something easy I can do
To get rid of this? Thank you.


(Moderator edit: thread moved to a more appropriate forum. jgweed)

Edited by jgweed, 10 June 2006 - 10:19 AM.

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#2 gunner


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Posted 09 June 2006 - 11:35 PM

A click on the icon will do, and give you choices from Bill the poo. If that doesn't work, get autostart and disable the fa..!.
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Posted 10 June 2006 - 10:17 AM

'Tis a reason to despair/ if you rely on MS your computer to repair.

You need to perform a thorough scan of your hard drive with your resident Anti-virus, and then with both Ad-AwareSe and Spybot Search and Destroy (both of these are highly recommended and absolutely free; download, install, and then be sure to update each of these).

If these applications do not resolve your problem, please reply with any additional information you can provide.
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Posted 10 June 2006 - 11:43 AM

Does it look like any of these examples? If so, and if your running Win XP/2000, do this:

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download, install and update Ewido Anti-Malware v3.5. DO NOT perform a scan yet..
Print out the Ewido Install and Scan Instructions.

Go here and follow the instructions for using SmitfraudFix. Read "How to unzip/extract properly" if your not sure.
After using the tool reboot again in "SAFE MODE" and

Clean out your Temporary Internet files as follows:
  • Quit Internet Explorer and quit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  • Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet Options.
  • On the General tab, click "Delete Files" under Temporary Internet Files.
  • In the Delete Files dialog box, tick the "Delete all offline content check box", and then click "OK".
  • On the General tab, click "Delete Cookies" under Temporary Internet Files, and then click "OK".
  • Click on the Programs tab then click the Reset Web Settings button. Click "Apply" then "OK".
  • Click "OK".
Next Click Start, click Control Panel and then double-click Display. Click on the Desktop tab, then click the Customize Desktop button. Click on the Web tab. Under Web Pages you should see a checked entry called Security info or something similar. If it is there, select that entry and click the Delete button. Click "Ok" then "Apply" and "Ok".

Empty the Recycle Bin by right-clicking the Recycle Bin icon on your Desktop, and then clicking Empty Recycle Bin.

Then scan with Ewido per the instructions you printed out and reboot back to normal mode.
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