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Possible virus.patchload.o Infection?

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By wisconsin
Dec 25, 2011
  1. wisconsin

    wisconsin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    Thanks so much, Broni, your assistance has been invaluable and much appreciated!! :)

    Actually I do have another issue. I have decided to remove Spyhunter 4 due to it's somewhat sketchy reputation. I have used the add/remove software option from the Windows Control Panel. However, there are still files and folders in my Program Files and they are resisting deletion.

    Do you have a method for a thorough removal of this software, or can you point me to link which describes how to do this?
     
  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

  3. wisconsin

    wisconsin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    I'm having the same issue with removal of the Lavasoft Ad-Adware. I ran the uninstall function that came with that software. Searching my Program Files Folder I see a Lavasoft folder which contains files. I attempt to send that folder to the Recycle Bin and it tells me it can't because the folder is not empty.

    Attempting to individually remove the files from the Lavasoft folder allows me to delete all but one un-named file which comes up with an error message saying "Cannot delete file: Cannot read from the source file or disk."
     
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

    Did you read my previous reply?
     
  5. wisconsin

    wisconsin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    Yep, thank you, must have been writing that last message while you were replying to my note on Spyhunter.

    I have one last issue (I hope!) with my sound, as in I don't have any. Is this likely to just be a "re-install the drivers" issue rather than something to do with the virus infections? I do believe the sound went down when I got infected initially.
     
  6. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

    In this forum, we make sure, your computer is free of malware and your computer is clean :)
    Because the access to malware forum is very limited, your best option is to create new topic about your current issue, at Windows section.
    You'll get more attention.

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    Good luck and stay safe :)
     
  7. wisconsin

    wisconsin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    Okay, understood, thanks again Broni :)
     
  8. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 48,033   +271

    You're very welcome [​IMG]
     


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