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Megaupload toolbar

By Kirei Blossom
Sep 25, 2007
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  1. I installed megaupload toolbar, found out that it actually is harmful and promptly uninstalled it through the Control Panel options to remove programs. I want to find out if any trace of it still remains. How do I do this?
     
  2. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 668

    Megauploader toolbar is basically an Alexa toolbar.

    That is regarded as 'greyware' by Symantec - not malicious,but irritating.
    All files should be marked as 'Alexa'.

    Greyware will usually uninstall when asked to do so.

    One way to test it,is to type some random letters into the address bar
    press go/enter and see what page your directed to.
    If it`s 'error 404' that`s good.If it`s a commercial site of some sort,that`s bad.

    Use Firefox or Opera as your main browser.They are easier to keep clean
    from such things.
     
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