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Spydawn Fix Not Working. Error Included


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#1 elvengem

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 06:59 PM

Windows Vista Home basic

Okay So I have been reading through a few of The fixes from Both here and Techguy.org, Niether directions to fix works for me. Just like the others i have tried to remove the program through Add/Remove Programs and of course it didn't work.

I have downloaded the Smitfraudfix.zip as instructed and tryed to folow the instructions in safe mode (also in normal and Safemode with Networking, This is the error i got once It was prompted

What it says:
SmitFraudFix v@.144

Version non supportee ..
Windows 2000/ Xp requis !

Unsupported Version.
Windows 2000/ Xp required !

Press any key to continue . .


I have downloaded
hIjack this Smitfraudfix
My security system is currently McAfee
Which has all current updates

I'm long passed exhasted i've been working on trying to figure out how to fix this for 6 hours now and i'm getting no where. Any and all help is appreciated!

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 09:14 PM

Hello elvengem

The smitfraudfix tool was created for Windows 2000/XP/2003. It does not work on Vista.

Please read the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log" and perform the scans using Ad-Aware and Spybot S&D. Then in step #9 there are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a log. Make sure you do this as administrator.

When you have done that, post your log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

After posting a log you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc.) unless advised by a HJT Team member. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make may cause confusion for the member assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.
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