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#1 jonnyx

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 04:21 PM

Every couple of seconds a message comes up "system alert" and it flash red in the bottom right corner. Also it directs me to //winantispyware.com/download/2007/index.php?....

or something similar. please help me how do i get rid of it.

//Mod edits: To santize URL and move post to the more appropriate forum.

Edited by KoanYorel, 09 July 2007 - 04:29 PM.
To sanitized URL above.


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#2 oldf@rt

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 04:34 PM

You probably have a smitfraud variant.

Please download Rogue Remover Free

Make sure that you update the program. Then scan and let it remove everything that it finds.

Post your results here, please.

and, :thumbsup: to bleeping computer.

Edited by oldf@rt, 09 July 2007 - 04:48 PM.

The name says it all -- 59 and holding permanently

**WARNING** Links I provide might cause brain damage

#3 jonnyx

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 04:42 PM

already did that it removed privacy protection thing but the link is still in the background and it keeps comming up saying that ive been looking at porn sites click here to protect your files etc....
how do i get rid of it? thanks.

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 04:50 PM

Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download and unzip them from here.)
  • Under "Configuration and Preferences", click the Preferences button.
  • Click the Scanning Control tab.
  • Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
    • Close browsers before scanning.
    • Scan for tracking cookies.
    • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen.
  • Back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan.
  • Click "Next" to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes".
  • To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
    • Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
    • Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
    • If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
    • Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
  • Click Close to exit the program.

The name says it all -- 59 and holding permanently

**WARNING** Links I provide might cause brain damage




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